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Campus: Boulder County Campus

Geographic Information Systems Certificate

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Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a three semester Certificate in Geographic Information Systems and enter the workforce. Students explore the relationships of geographic information systems, cartography, global positioning systems, and database and project management. This certificate program prepares students for careers in assisting scientists, engineers, technologists, and other professionals in building, maintaining, modifying, and using GIS databases.

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First Semester

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your award and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Course NumberTitleCredits
GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3

GIS 110Intro to Cartography for GIS

3

GIS 150Relational Database Mgmt for GIS

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Second Semester

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your award and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Course NumberTitleCredits
GIS 131Global Positioning Sys for GIS

3

GIS 165GIS Project Management

3

GIS 205Geographic Information Systems Applications

3

GIS 210Intermediate Geographic Information Systems

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Third Semester

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your award and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Course NumberTitleCredits
GIS 211Spatial Data Modeling & Analysis for GIS

4

GIS 212GIS Remote Sensing - Digital Image

4

Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 29