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2016-2017 Catalog


Code: F_CER_GEO6

Campus: Boulder County Campus

Geographic Information Systems

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.

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3

GIS 110Introduction to Cartography

3

GIS 131Global Positioning Systems for Global Information Systems

3

GIS 150Relational Database Management Systems for GIS

3

GIS 165Project Management

3

GIS 210Intermediate Geographic Information Systems

3

GIS 212Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing

4

Total Credit Hours:22

Communication / English

Select one course (3 credits) from the following Communication/English courses:

Course NumberTitleCredits
COM 220Intercultural Communication

3

ENG 121English Composition I

3

ENG 122English Composition II

3

ENG 131Technical Writing I

3

Total Credit Hours:3
Electives

Select any course (3 credits) that satisfy the requirements of the AAS degree in Geospatial Science.  

Total Credit Hours:3

Total Credit Hours: 28

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