Geographic Information Science Minor (25 Credits)

All Colleges, excluding teacher certification programs
Please note: This program is not open to Geography / Earth Science majors and minors.

General Requirements: All courses required

Course Number             Course Title Credits
GEO / ESC 385 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 3
GEO 485 Advanced Geographic Information Systems 3
MTH 145 Elementary Statistics 4

Techniques: At least 12 credits required

GEO / ESC 250 Fundamentals of Cartography 3
GEO / ESC 345 Remote Sensing of the Environment 3
GEO / ESC 390 Field Methods 3
GEO / ESC 440 Geographic Interpretation of Aerial Photographs 3
GEO / ESC 445 Advanced Remote Sensing 3
GEO / ESC 455 Applied Map Design and Production in Cartography and GIS 3
GEO 488 Spatial Data Analysis 3
GEO / ESC 450
        or
GEO / ESC 490
        or
GEO / ESC 499
Geography Internship

Independent Study                *All must be GIS related*

Undergraduate Research
up to 6

Electives: At least 1 course required

ESC 101 Earth Environments 4
GEO 110 World Cultural Regions 3
GEO 200 Conservation of Global Environments 3
GEO 201 Geography of United States and Canada 3
GEO 300 Population Geography 3
GEO 306 Economic Geography 3
GEO 307 Political Geography 3
GEO 309 Urban Geography 3