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Campus: Boulder County Campus

Geospatial Science Associate of Applied Science

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your degree 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.

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

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 131Technical Writing I: GT-CO1

3

GIS 140Vector Based GIS

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

Course NumberTitleCredits
GIS 131Global Positioning Sys for GIS

3

GIS 240Raster Based GIS

3

MAT 135Intro to Statistics: GT-MA1

3

GIS 235INT Remote Sensing/Image Analysis

4

COM 220Intercultural Communication: GT-SS3

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Semester Note: Upon completion of GIS 140, GIS 110, GIS 150, and GIS 131, you should apply for the Foundations of Geographic Information Systems Certificate.

Third Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
GIS 165GIS Project Management

3

GIS 260GIS Survey I

3

GIS 205Geographic Information Systems Applications

3

GIS 211Spatial Data Modeling & Analysis for GIS

4

ELECTIVE BUS 102 or MAN 160

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Fourth Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
GIS 261GIS Survey II

3

GEN EDUGEO 111 or GEY 135

4

GIS 242UAS Operations/Data Processing

3

CAPSTONE GIS 280/289

3

Total Credit Hours:13

Semester Note: Upon completion of GIS 140, GIS 110, GIS 150, GIS 131, GIS 165, GIS 205, GIS 240, GIS 211, and GIS 235, you should apply for the Geographic Information Systems Certificate.

Total Credit Hours: 60