Program: Minor in Geographic Information Science

Program Description

A minor in GIS is comprised of 21 units focused on courses involving geographic information science and related technologies.

Program Requirements

1. Lower Division Courses (3 units)

Foundation Courses

Take one of the following:

2. Upper Division Courses (18 units)

a. Methods Courses (12 units)

Take the following:

GEOG 206/L Introduction to Geographical Information Science and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 305/L Maps and Graphics and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 306/L Intermediate Geographical Information Science and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 406/L Advanced Geographical Information Science and Lab (2/1)

b. Application Courses (6 units)

Select two courses from the following:

GEOG 304/L Map and Imagery Interpretation and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 407/L Remote Sensing and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 408A/L Human/Cultural Applications in GIS and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 408B/L Environmental/Physical Applications in GIS and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 408C/L Geospatial Project Management and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 408D/L Spatial Database Management and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 408E/L GIS Automation and Customization and Lab (1/2)
GEOG 408F/L WebGIS and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 408G/L GIS and Decision Making and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 409/L Digital Cartography and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 460/L Spatial Analysis and Comparison and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 494 Internship (3) (Must be GIS/Cartography/Remote Sensing topic)
GEOG 497A-F Senior Seminar in Geography (3) (Must be GIS/Cartography/Remote Sensing topic)

Total Units in the Minor: 21


Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Chair: Edward Jackiewicz
Sierra Hall (SH) 150
(818) 677-3532