Geographic Information Systems Certificate

Code: F_CER_GEO1

Campus: Boulder County Campus

This certificate provides career opportunities in the expanding field of geographic information systems. Students receive both the necessary theoretical background and practical experience.

Requirements

Assessment testing is required for all students. Students who place into CCR 093 or above and MAT 050 or above may begin this program of study. Students scoring below this level should consult with a faculty member before registering for courses in this program of study.

A Natural Resources Geographic Information Systems Certificate is also available at the Larimer Campus through Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources.

Required Courses

GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3

GIS 110Introduction to Cartography

3

GIS 210Intermediate Geographic Information Systems

3

 

GIS 212Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing

4

or

GIS 221Community Assessment and Analysis

3

Total Credit Hours:15

One of the following courses

BUS 217Business Communication and Report Writing

3

ENG 131Technical Writing I

3

ENG 121English Composition I

3

Required Electives

Select 6 credits from the following:

GIS 131Global Positioning Systems for Global Information Systems

3

GIS 150Relational Database Management Systems for GIS

3

GIS 165Project Management

3

GIS 205Applications

3

GIS 211Spatial Data Modeling and Analysis

4

GIS 221Community Assessment and Analysis

3

GIS 275Special Topics

GIS 280Internship

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 21