Sep 20, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Program Map: Geographic Information Sytems Certificate


If you follow this program map, you can complete this certificate in three semesters.  See an academic advisor for a customized program map that works for you.  To earn a Certificate of Achievement in this field of study, you must achieve a minimum grade of ‘C’ on all courses.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for certificate completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
GIS 2343 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems  (May be taken as GEOG 2343 ) 3
GIS 2354 - Computer Cartography   4
Total Credit Hours 7

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
GIS 2373 - GIS Data Acquisition and Management   3
GIS 2383 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems   3
Total Credit Hours 6

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • If entering the workforce after graduation, visit Career Services to build your resume.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
GIS 2393 - Geographic Information Systems Practicum   3
Total Credit Hours 3

Milestones

  • Check the academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • See an academic advisor to file for graduation.