The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) minor is open to all majors and is especially recommended for students majoring in Geomatics (Surveying Option), Environmental Sciences, Business/Management/ Information Systems, Computer Software Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering and Health Care. The minor provides the essential kernel of knowledge and skill necessary to approach geospatial issues pertaining to these disciplines. An advisor in the Geomatics Department must approve any substitution of courses from those listed. Preparation for this course of study entails a functional level of computer literacy that can be evaluated in consultation with an advisor. Students must also have successfully completed MATH 111 prior to enrolling in upper-division classes.
The Minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) acknowledges the achievement of 22 credits taken from the following GIS course listing.