Minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Students majoring in another subject who wish to minor in geographic information systems must complete the following courses:

GIS A101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3
GIS A201Intermediate Geographic Information Systems3
Complete 6-12 credits from the following:6-12
Selected Advanced Topics in Geomatics
Spatial Data Structures
Remote Sensing
Image Analysis
GIS and Remote Sensing for Natural Resources
Coastal Mapping
Spatial Data Management
Spatial Analysis
Complete any remaining credits from the following: 0-6
Introduction to Anthropology
Fundamentals of Archaeology
Analytical Techniques in Archaeology
Fundamentals of Oceanography
Fundamentals of Oceanography Laboratory
Conservation Biology
Spatial Ecology
Environmental Science: Systems and Processes
Environmental Science: Systems and Processes Laboratory
Earth Systems: Elements of Physical Geography
Environmental Applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Geomorphology
Geologic Field Methods
Justice Data Analysis
Social Science Statistics

 A total of 18 credits is required for the minor. 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will be able to:

  • Supplement their major education with professional application of GIS.
  • Create graphical presentations and maps using geospatial information.
  • Analyze and manage geospatial data relative to your discipline or profession.