Aug 13, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 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 ) only offered during the 1st 8 week session of the fall semester)  3
GIS 2354 - Computer Cartography   4
GIS 2373 - GIS Data Acquisition and Management   Only offered during the 2nd 8 week session of fall semesters.  3
Total Credit Hours

10

Milestones

  • GEOG 2343/GIS 2343 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and GIS 2354 Computer Cartography are only offered during the 1st 8 week session of fall semesters.
  • GIS 2373 GIS Data Acquisition and Management is only offered during the 2nd 8 week session of fall semesters.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation. 
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Students must make a minimum of “C” for continued enrollment and graduation in the GIS Certificate Program

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
GIS 2383 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems   Only offered during the 1st 8 week session of spring semesters. 3
GIS 2393 - Geographic Information Systems Practicum   Only offered during the 2nd 8 week session of spring semesters. 3
Total Credit Hours 6

Milestones

  • GEOG 2383 Advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is only offered during the 1st 8 week session of spring semesters.
  • GIS 2393 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Practicum is only offered during the 2nd 8 week session of spring semesters.
  • Students must make a minimum of “C” for continued enrollment and graduation in the GIS Certificate Program.
  • Consult with an academic advisor to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • Students must make a minimum of “C” for graduation in the GIS Certificate Program.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.


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.