GIS and Spatial Analysis Curriculums

Curriculum for Geographic Information Science (BS)

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Required Prerequisites to Major Coursework*

  • CSE 1114: Database Modeling for Non-Majors
  • STAT 2450: Intro to Statistical Analysis

Required Courses (24 hours)

  • GEOG 5100: Spatial Data Analysis
  • GEOG 5200: Cartography and Map Design
  • GEOG 5201: GeoVisualization
  • GEOG 5210: Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOG 5212: Spatial Database Design for GIS
  • GEOG 5222: GIS Algorithms and Programming
  • GEOG 5223: Design and Implementation of GIS
  • GEOG 5225: Geographic Applications of Remote Sensing

Required Electives: Choose three (9 hours)

  • GEOG 5226: Spatial Simulation and Modeling
  • GEOG 5229: Emerging Topics in GIS
  • GEOG 5***: One 5000-level topical course in Geography in addition to the courses above
  • CSE 2122: Data Structures Using C++
  • CSE 2123: Data Structures Using Java
  • CSE 3241: Introduction to Database Systems
  • CSE 5242: Advanced Database Management Systems

*Prerequisites are course specific. There are no prerequisites that must be completed before applying to the GIS major.




 

Curriculum for Geography (BS): Spatial Analysis specialization

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Required Prerequisites to Major Coursework*

  • CSE 1114: Database Modeling for Non-Majors
  • STAT 2450: Intro to Statistical Analysis

Required Courses (18 hours)

  • GEOG 5100: Spatial Data Analysis
  • GEOG 5200: Cartography and Map Design
  • GEOG 5201: GeoVisualization
  • GEOG 5210: Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOG 5212: Spatial Database Design for GIS
  • GEOG 4101: Undergraduate Research and Professionalism Seminar

Required Electives: Choose five (15 hours). One must be a physical or human geography course (marked with **).

  • GEOG 5222: GIS Algorithms and Programming
  • GEOG 5223: Design and Implementation of GIS
  • GEOG 5225: Geographic Applications of Remote Sensing
  • GEOG 5226: Spatial Simulation and Modeling
  • GEOG 5229: Emerging Topics in GIS
  • GEOG 5300: Geography of Transportation
  • GEOG 5402: Land Use Geography
  • Choice: Any 3000-5000 level human geography course
  • Choice: Any 3000-5000 level physical geography course
  • CSE 2122: Data Structures Using C++ OR CSE 2123: Data Structures Using Java
  • EARTHSCI 3310: Earth Systems Data Collection and Analysis

*Prerequisites are course specific. There are no prerequisites that must be completed before declaring the Geography major with a specialization in Spatial Analysis.




 

Curriculum for Geographic Information Science (BS)

for students beginning the program prior to Autumn 2015

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