The Certificate Program requires 20 hours of instruction. It provides sophisticated education in cartography/GIS and proper training for employment in the geotechnology industry. There are five required courses to complete the certificate:
GEO 241, 242 and 344 must be taken in sequence. GEO 241 is a pre-requisite for GEO 391. GEO 243 can be taken at any time. Please contact the Department if you are considering pursuing the GIS Certificate, even if you are a declared geography major.
In order to earn a certificate in GIS, a student must:
- Earn at least a grade of C- in each Certificate course.
- Earn at least a cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all courses applied to the Certificate.
- Earn a letter grade. The pass / fail option may not be selected for courses in the Certificate.