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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [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.

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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