Geographic Information Science
Geographic Information Science is for students who are interested in environmental applications of geospatial technologies, such as GIS and remote sensing.
Description: GIS links locational and database information to enable people to visualize patterns, relationships and trends. What is GIS? View a video clip produced by ESRI, a world leader in GIS technology.
Careers: Large job market
Skills/Techniques: Cartography, quantitative techniques, and geographic data management
- GEOG 406 (3) Introduction to Remote Sensing
- GEOG 408 (3) Advanced Remote Sensing
- GEOG 416 (3) Analytical Cartography
- GEOG 420 (3) Advanced Geographic Information Systems
- 3 additional 400-level GEOG courses, such as
- GEOG 417 - GIS Programming and Customization
- GEOG 419 - Enterprise GIS Planning and Implementation
- GEOG 428 - GIS Portfolio
- GEOG 456 - Geographic Visualization
- GEOG 458 - Applied GIS
- GEOG 480 - Internship in Geography