GIS Technology

Certificate Program
GT41

Program Description
This program provides students with a basic knowledge of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Students will learn project management and will be able to effectively use microcomputer hardware and software applications to enhance existing job skills in the GIS and GPS profession. (Program Length: 2 Semesters Minimum)

Employment Opportunities
Surveyors, cartographers, photogrammetrists, surveying and mapping technicians

Gainful Employment


COURSE TITLE NUMBER CREDITS

Essential Technical Courses

 

16

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

GIFS 1101

4

Intermediate GIS

GIFS 1103

4

Special Topics in GIS

GIFS 1109

4

GIS in Science Business & Government

GIFS 1122

4

 

Total Hours

16

**Suggested First Semester classes: GIFS 1101, GIFS 1103