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 and two specified electives from the list below or other approved courses by the Program Coordinator.

Required courses
GEO 210Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3
GEO 310Advanced Geographic Information Systems3
GEO 402Geographic Information System Applications3
Select two of the following Specified Electives:6
UAS Sensing Systems
Business Information Systems
Airport Planning and Design
Airport Design I
Foundations of Information Security
Data Mining
Scientific Visualization
Introduction to Geoscience
Satellite and Radar Weather Interpretation
Physical Meteorology
Upper Level GEO course
Other courses approved by Program Coordinator
Total Credits15