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Geographic Information Science

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.

Geographic Information Science Minor Requirements (18 credits)

  • CSIS 1800 Introduction to Computer and Information Sciences (3 credits)
  • CSIS 4530 Database Management (3 credits)
  • GEOG 2075 Geographical Information Systems (3 credits)
  • GEOG 3050 Applied Geographic Information Systems (3 credits)
  • GEOG 3075 Geospatial Field Methods (3 credits)
  • GEOG 4050 Space-Borne and Aerial Image Processing (3 credits)

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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