Geography


Minor in Geographical Information Systems

Offered face-to-face on the Parkville campus.

The minor provides students interested in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) an opportunity to pursue their studies in this specialized field of geography. This rapidly growing technology is proving to become a needed job skill in this computer age in virtually all fields, especially those in Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Business.


REQUIREMENTS
  • 18 hours, 2.0 Cumulative GPA

AVAILABILITY

Parkville, 16-Week



Minor Requirements


Curriculum (2013-2014 Catalog) Hours
Core Curriculum 13
GGP 115 Physical Geography 4
GGP 350 GIS I 3
GGP 355 GIS II 3
GGP 450 Internship in GIS 3
Technical and Applied Electives (select two):
6
GGP 270
Spatial Analysis 3


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NS 220 Applied Statistics & Experimental Design 3
GGP 330 Cartography 3
GGP 335 Remote Sensing 3
GGP 340 Environmental Planning 3
GGP 345 Land Use Planning 3
GGP 390 Special Topics in Physical Geography 1-4
GGP 405 Conservation GIS 3
IS 205 Managing Information Systems 3
Total Hours 19