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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Geographic Information Science - Certificate

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Students will receive a fundamental knowledge and understanding of Geographic
Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing technologies with the option to focus
more intensively on advanced GIS, Remote Sensing or Global Positioning Systems
(GPS) principles and applications.

Major Common Core
GEOG 373 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4)
GEOG 473 Intermediate GIS (4)
GEOG 474 Introduction to Remote Sensing (4)

Major Restricted Electives (choose 6-8 credits)
GEOG 439 Transportation Modeling & GIS (4)
GEOG 471 Digital Field Mapping with GPS (4)
GEOG 475 Applied Remote Sensing & GIS (4)
GEOG 476 Spatial Statistics (3)
GEOG 478 Spatial Analysis with GIS (3)
GEOG 479 GIS Practicum (1-4)
GEOG 480 Seminar: GISc/Environmental Hazards (3)

Gainful Employment Program Information
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