Certificate Programs

 

Geographic Information Systems Certificate

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate is offered by the Department of Geosciences and Environment to students with up-to-date theory and technology in spatial analysis in urban planning, political science, and environmental studies. It provides students a Post-Baccalaureate alternative for acquiring a recognized certification for GIS competency. A total of 12 units in the following courses are required for the certificate. GIS certificate application forms: Application for Certificate and GIS Certificate Program Plan.

For questions about GIS or to apply, please contact Dr. Stephen Mulherin.

Required Courses (3 units)

  • GEOG 3690 - Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (3)

Upper Division - choose one from each category (9 units)

Analysis and Modeling 

  • GEOG 4690 - Spatial Analysis and GIS Modeling (3)
  • GEOG 4700 - Programming in GIS (3)

Methods and Techniques

  • GEOG 4660 - Remote Sensing (3)
  • GEOG 4710 - GIS Databse Management (3)
  • GEOG 5600 - Seminar: Methods and Techniques in Geography (3)

Application

  • GEOG 4630 - GIS Applications in Urban Planning (3)
  • GEOG 4640 - GIS Applications in Political Sciences (3)
  • GEOG 4650 - GIS Applications in Environmental Studies (3)
  • GEOG 4680 - Digital Cartography (3)
  • GEOG 4990 - Independent Study (3)