Minor in Geographic Information Studies

Geographic information science has become an essential foundation for numerous disciplines that require location-based analysis. This minor provides an understanding of geographic tools, software and hardware, techniques, and spatial methodologies for use in the natural, social, and behavioral sciences, as well as in business and economics. This minor is designed for students from diverse disciplines interested in using geospatial technology in their studies, research, and careers. It is appropriate for students majoring in natural and behavioral science, computer and information science, urban planning, business, and public health.



Program Curriculum

Minor Requirements (18 or 19 credits)
CSIS 2101 or TECH 1500
Fundamentals of Computer Programming (4 credits) or Programming for Everyone (3 credits) (CSIS 2101 or TECH 1500 / Credits: 4 )
CSIS 4530
Database Management (CSIS 4530 / Credits: 3 )
GEOG 2075
Geographical Information Systems (GEOG 2075 / Credits: 3 )
GEOG 3050
Applied Geographic Information Systems (GEOG 3050 / Credits: 3 )
GEOG 3075
Geospatial Field Methods (GEOG 3075 / Credits: 3 )
GEOG 4050
Space-Borne and Aerial Image Processing (GEOG 4050 / Credits: 3 )

The academic program and curriculum requirements listed on this page are from the NSU Undergraduate Student Catalog. Students are bound by policies and curricula published in the catalog in effect the semester they enter the university, unless an agreement is made with appropriate NSU administration officials allowing them to abide by policies published in a later catalog.

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