2022-2023 Catalog 
    May 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geographic Information Systems, CSC

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Classes offered in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program will provide a hands-on approach to education that will prepare you to work with GIS in the field. The program will prepare you to address advanced topics in problem solving, decisionmaking, modeling, programming, and data management, using 2-D and 3-D data.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  1. Comprehend fundamental concepts and practices of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  2. Demonstrate organizational skills in file and database management.
  3. Give examples of interdisciplinary applications of Geospatial Information Science and Technology.
  4. Apply GIS analysis to address geospatial problems and/or research questions.
  5. Manipulate data for the purpose of analysis, presentation, and decision-making.
  6. Recognize, gather, and process data for GIS.
  7. Display, create and analyze 2-D and 3-D spatial GIS data.

Employment Opportunities

Successful completion of the career studies certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will prepare you for employment in areas of GIS including: GIS Technician, Civil and Municipal Planning, Cartographic Design, GIS Analysis, Computer modeling.

For Further Information, Contact:

Jake Gilly



Matthew Rose, Dean



Program of Study

Total Program Credits: 16

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

Course substitutions may be available. Please see an advisor for more information.

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