Jan 28, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geographic Information Technology Certificate

Requirements for a Certificate in Geographic Information Technology

The Certificate in Geographic Information Technology is a professional curriculum that prepares students to employ geographic information effectively for solution of problems in many fields. The certificate program is open to both resident degree candidates and practitioners who need to update and formalize their knowledge pertaining to use of geographic information and who comply with either traditional or nontraditional admission requirements of the university as specified elsewhere in this Bulletin. Students may complete the certificate program with or without being admitted to a specific degree program. Students must declare their intent to complete the certificate program before graduating from the University.

To earn the certificate, students are required to complete (1) a minimum of 16 credit hours from GHY 210 , GHY 217 , GHY 410 , GHY 411 , GHY 412 , GHY 417 , GHY 418 , GHY 467 , GHY 468 , GHY 469  (and their accompanying laboratory sections), and (2) a directed individual project for one credit hour of GHY 494 , all with grades of B or better. These courses may be taken by the student as part of a degree plan or as a suite of electives. Students may complete the certificate curriculum by taking the courses in any combination of either physical or virtual classrooms.