Academics

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate (Graduate)

Geographic information systems are essential tools for understanding and sharing environmental information. The geographic information systems (GIS) certificate provides students with a comprehensive grounding in the GIS skills in high demand in a wide range of environmental jobs.

Course requirements are (4 courses):

REQUIRED

EEOS 623 "Introduction to GIS", 4 credits

EEOS 625 "Principles and Applications of Remote Sensing", 4 credits

Electives (2 courses from below options 600-level or above, 400-level with permission of Graduate Program Director)

EEOS 627 "Environmental Modeling with Raster GIS"

EEOS 629 "Advanced Topics in GIS"

EEOS 798 "Internship" (3 credits minimum)

EEOS 697 "Special Topics" (to be used to take 300-level GIS course for graduate credit, 3 credit hour minimum; EEOS 360 or EEOS 381 or EEOS 383)

EEOS 472 "Programming for GIScience Applications"