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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Technology AAS, Geographic Information Systems Option

Program Description

This program is designed to provide students with a foundational knowledge in English, math, surveying, and drafting combined with the specific training in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) required for employment as a GIS, Surveying, or Mapping Technician. GIS, Surveying and Mapping Technicians collect and manipulate geospatial data using computer programs in order to produce maps and databases. Students completing the GIS option under the Engineering Technology degree can simultaneously earn a GIS Certificate.

For More Information Contact:
School of Engineering and Applied Technology
Northeast Campus:  (918) 595-7290

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Employ geospatial analysis tools and methods to geospatial projects.
  • Apply principals of proper map design and production to geospatial projects.
  • Apply proper data collection and management skills to geospatial projects.
  • Develop, manage, and complete a comprehensive geospatial project.


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Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Engineering Technology AAS, Geographic Information Systems Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 18

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 43

Science 4 hours

Select one course from the following:

Surveying Technology 4 hours

Total Credit Hours: 61