Graduate Bulletin

Fall 2019

Requirements for the Geospatial Science Certificate

Prerequisites: All applicants are required to hold either a BA, BS degree, or graduate degree. Some basic knowledge of operating personal computers is necessary to complete the course work.

Required Courses or equivalent (9 credits):

GSS513        GIS Fundamentals I, 3cr or GEO513 or GSS 517 or MAR587

GSS525        GIS Fundamentals II, 3cr or GEO525

GSS526        GIS Project Management, 3cr


Elective Courses (9 credits):

ANT526       Environmental Analysis Using Remote Sensing and GIS, 3cr

EST576        Geographic Information Systems in Education and Research, 3cr

GSS509        Digital Cartography, 3cr

GSS523        Geodatabase and Design, 3cr or GEO523

GSS550        Applied Spatial Analysis, 3cr

GSS554       Geospatial Science for the Coastal Zone, 3cr

GSS570       Topics in Geospatial Science, 1-3cr

GSS575        Geospatial Teaching Practicum, 0-3cr

GSS587        Geospatial Research, 1-3cr

GSS588        GIS Internship, 1-3cr

HPH534       Spatial Analysis: Health Applications, 3cr


Only one of the following will count towards Certificate

GEO547       Remote Sensing in Geosciences, 3cr

GSS555        GIS and Remote Sensing, 3cr

MAR558      Remote Sensing, 3cr


No more than 6 credits used to satisfy another graduate degree can be applied to the certificate.