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Geospatial Science Associate of Applied Science

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Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a two-year AAS Degree in Geospatial Science and enter the workforce. Students explore the development, application and principles of geographic information systems. This two-year degree prepares the student for a career in high-tech fields, including photogrammetry, cartography, geographical information systems, global positioning systems, and satellite remote sensing. Students learn how to: acquire geospatial information from a variety of sources, interpret, use and manage geospatial data for a given purpose, and how to use geographic information system software for storage, manipulation, and analysis of geospatial data.

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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
ENGLISH ENG 121, ENG 122, or ENG 131

3

GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3

GIS 110Intro to Cartography for GIS

3

GIS 150Relational Database Mgmt for GIS

3

ELECTIVE BUS 217 or MAR 216

3

Total Credit Hours:15

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 210Intermediate Geographic Information Systems

3

MAT 135Introduction to Statistics

3

GIS 212GIS Remote Sensing - Digital Image

4

COM 220Intercultural Communication

3

Total Credit Hours:16-17

Semester Note: Upon completion of GIS 101, GIS 110, GIS 150, and GIS 131, you should apply for the Foundations of Geographic Information Systems Certificate.

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 165GIS Project Management

3

GIS 260GIS Survey I

3

MAN 225Managerial Finance

3

GIS 211Spatial Data Modeling & Analysis for GIS

4

ELECTIVE BUS 102 or MAN 216

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Fourth 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 261GIS Survey II

3

GIS 205Geographic Information Systems Applications

3

GEN EDUGEO 111 or GEY 135

4

CAPSTONE GIS 280 or GIS 289

3

Total Credit Hours:13

Semester Note: Upon completion of GIS 101, GIS 110, GIS 150, GIS 131, GIS 165, GIS 205, GIS 210, GIS 211, and GIS 212, you should apply for the Geographic Information Systems Certificate.

Total Credit Hours: 60-61