Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    Apr 16, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Geographic Information Systems Certificate

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The Certificate in Applied Geographic Information Systems is designed to prepare students for careers requiring an understanding of-and skills related to-mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  Using both commercial and free, open-source software, students will consider theories behind-and proper uses of-GIS as a tool by which to create, store, manage, and display spatial information.  They will also gain practical experience as they apply GIS to real-world situations in an area related to their occupation or career path.  This certificate is open to students from any major or VSC institution, as well as members of the community.

This program is designed to be completed in conjunction with an undergraduate degree or as a stand-alone program for personal and/or professional enrichment only.  Students pursuing this as a stand-alone certificate will not qualify for Title IV federal financial aid.

Complete the following courses (12 cr):

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