Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is any system that allows an analyst to manipulate, explore, and display spatial or geographical data.  It is widely used in both operations and research.  The minor will be valuable to any degree program that requires spatial data to be digitally analyzed, manipulated, and overlaid on maps using ArcGIS software. The minor consists of five courses (15 credit hours), three GIS courses, one geoscience course, and one remote sensing or information security course from list below or other approved course by Program Coordinator.

WX 210Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3
WX 215Introduction to Geoscience3
WX 310Advanced Geographic Information Systems3
WX 402Geographic Information System Applications3
Choose from one of the following remote sensing or information security courses:3
Application of UAS Technology
Unmanned Sensing Systems
Foundations of Information Security
Satellite and Radar Weather Interpretation
Physical Meteorology
Total Credits15