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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geography Major - Geographic Information Science (32 hours)

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Geographic Information Science (GIS) is a new and rapidly growing career field. Many business and governments are adopting GIS to target their markets and clients, and monitor and manage their own activities. This is a computer-intensive field. Students should have completed their computer literacy proficiency before beginning this major.

Required Core (14 hours)

Geographic Information Processing (8 hours)

At least TWO of the following courses (6 - 8 hours)

Electives which provide recommended important skills:

Four to five hours to be chosen with consent of advisor. Many geography classes representing your interest can be used, including the remaining courses from the above section.

Recommended Cognates:

PLEASE NOTE: Computer skills are very important. The following courses will help advance your career.


The following majors or minors are recommended with this major: Anthropology, Biology, Business Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Geosciences, Mathematics, Public Administration or Statistics.

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