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Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography




 


BS in Geographic Information Science and Technology


Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.    Foundations curriculum (See Section 4, Foundations Curriculum Requirements for All Baccalaureate Degree Programs), including those listed below ………………………..… 42 s.h.
COMM 2410. Public Speaking (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA) or COMM 2420. Business and Professional Communication (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:FA)
MATH 1065. College Algebra (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on mathematics placement test)

2.    Common Core ………………………………………………………………………………………. 31 s.h.
GEOG 2400. Spatial Data Analysis (3) (F,S)
GEOG 2410. Fundamentals of GIS (3) (F,S) (Formerly GEOG 3410) or PLAN 3051.  Introduction to
GIS in Planning (3) (F)
GEOG 3420. Remote Sensing of the Environment I (3) (F) (P: GEOG 2410 or equivalent)
GEOG 3430. Geographic Information Systems I (3) (F,S) (P: GEOG 2410)
GEOG 3450. Introduction to the Global Positioning System (3) (S) (P: GEOG 2410 or equivalent)
GEOG 3460. GIS Applications Programming (3) (F) (P: GEOG 2410; ASIP 2212 or CSCI 1610 or
ITEC 2000 or MIS 2223 or consent of instructor)
GEOG 4410. Advanced Cartographic Design and Production (3) (F,S) (P: GEOG 2410 or
equivalent)
GEOG 4420. Remote Sensing II (3) (S) (P: GEOG 3420 or consent of instructor)
GEOG 4430. Geographic Information Systems II (3) (S) (P: GEOG 3430 or consent of instructor)
GEOG 4450. GIScience, Society, and Technology (3) (S) (P: GEOG 2410, 3420, 3430; or consent
of instructor)
GEOG 4999. Geography Professional Seminar (1) (F, S) (P: Consent of instructor)

3.    GIS electives (Choose from the following) ……………,,,,,…………………………………….. 6 s.h.
GEOG 4150. Advanced Spatial Analysis (3) (F) (Formerly GEOG 3400) (P: GEOG 2400, 2410; or
consent of instructor)
GEOG 4440. Coastal Applications of GIS (3) (F,S) (P: GEOG 2250, 2410; or consent of instructor)
GEOG 4540. Coastal Storms (3) (F) (P: GEOG 1300; or consent of instructor)
GEOG 4580. Radar and Satellite Meteorology (3) (P: GEOG 1300, 3420; or consent of instructor)
GEOG 4491,4492,4493. Supervised Study in Geographic Techniques (1,2,3) (F,S,SS) (P: Consent
of instructor)
GEOG 4801, 4802, 4803. Geography Internship (1,2,3) (F,S,SS) (P: Consent of director of
geography internships; consent should be obtained during the semester prior to the  internship) A maximum of 3 s.h. can be used to meet the degree requirement.
PLAN 4021. Advanced GIS Applications in Planning (3) (S) (P: PLAN 3051 or GEOG 2410 or
consent of instructor)

4.    Human and Physical Geography (Choose from the following) ………………………….… 15 s.h.
        GEOG 1300. Weather and Climate (4) (F,S)
GEOG 2003. Geography of the Global Economy (3) (F,S) (FC:SO)
GEOG 2019. Geography of Recreation (3) (F) (FC:SO)
GEOG 2250. Earth Surface Systems (3) (F)
GEOG 3001. Historical Geography of the United States (3)
GEOG 3003. Political Geography (3) (WI) (S) (FC:SO)
GEOG 3004. Urban Geography (3) (F)
GEOG 3049. Latin America (3) (WI*) (FC:SO)
GEOG 3050. Africa (3) (WI) (S) (FC:SO)
GEOG 3051. Asia (3) (S) (FC:SO)
GEOG 3220. Soil Properties, Surveys, and Applications (3) (F) (P: GEOG 2250)
GEOG 3230. Global Climates (3) (S) (P: GEOG 1300, MATH 1065; or consent of instructor)
GEOG 3250. Environmental Hazards (3) (F) (P: GEOG 1300 or 2250)
GEOG 3510. Physical Meteorology (3) (F) (P: GEOG 1300, MATH 1065; or consent of instructor)
GEOG 4210. Fluvial and Hydrological Processes (3) (S) (P: GEOG 1300, 2250; or consent of
instructor)
GEOG 4220. Coastal Geography (3) (WI) (S) (Formerly GEOG 3002) (P: GEOG 1300, 2250; or
consent of instructor)
GEOG 4230. Earth Surface Processes (3) (WI) (F) (P: GEOG 1300, 2250; or consent of  instructor)
GEOG 4310. Geography of Transportation and Trade (3) (S) (P: GEOG 2003)
GEOG 4315. Geographic Images (3) (F) (FC:SO) (Formerly GEOG 3300)
GEOG 4320. Gender, Economy, and Development (3) (S) (P: Consent of instructor)
GEOG 4325. Resources, Population, and Development (3) (WI) (FC:SO) (Formerly GEOG     3000)
(P: GEOG 2003 or consent of instructor)
GEOG 4330. Agricultural Geography (3) (WI*) (F) (FC:SO)
GEOG 4335. Geography of Tourism (3) (FC:SO)
GEOG 4345. Human Migration and Global Restructuring (3) (F)
GEOG 4510. Meteorological Instruments and Observation (3) (F) (P: GEOG 1300, MATH 1065; or
consent of instructor)
GEOG 4530. Micrometeorology (3) (F) (P: GEOG 1300; or consent of instructor)
GEOG 4560. Urban Climatology (3) (F) (P: GEOG 1300; or consent of instructor)
GEOG 4570. Hydrometeorology (3) (S) (P: GEOG 1300; or consent of instructor)

5.    Cognates  (Choose from the following) ………………………………..…………………….… 21 s.h.
CSCI 1001. Introduction to Computer Science (3) (F,S)
CSCI 2310, 2311. Algorithmic Problem Solving and Programming Laboratory (4,0) (F,S) (P: MATH
1065; C for 2310: CSCI 2311; C for 2311: CSCI 2310)
CSCI/MATH 2427. Discrete Mathematical Structures (3) (F,S) (P: MATH 1065 or 1066)
CSCI 2600. Introduction to Digital Computation (3) (S) (P: MATH 1065 or 1066)
CSCI 3200. Data Structures and Their Applications (4) (F) (P: CSCI 2310, 2311)
CSCI 3700. Database Management Systems (3) (F,S) (P: CSCI 3200 or 3310)
ICTN 1500, 1501. PC Hardware (3,0) (F,S) (P: MATH 1065 or higher)
ICTN 2000. Introduction to Telecommunications (3) (F)
ICTN 2154, 2155. Digital Communication Systems (3,0) (F,S) (P: ICTN 1500)
ICTN 2158, 2159. Computer Networking Technology (3,0) (F,S) (P: ICTN 2154)
ICTN 2510, 2511. Network Environment I (3,0) (F) (P: ICTN 1500)
ICTN 2530, 2531 Network Environment II (3,0) (F,S) (Formerly ICTN 3530, 3531) (P: ICTN 1500)
ICTN 2900, 2901. Introduction to Network Security (3,0) (F) (P: ICTN 2154)
ICTN 3540, 3541. Network Environment III (3,0) (F) (P: ICTN 2510, 3530)
MATH 1066. Applied Mathematics for Decision Making (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score
on math placement test or approval of the dept chair)
MATH 1083. Introduction to Functions (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: MATH 1065 with a minimum grade
of C)
MATH 2119. Elements of Calculus (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: MATH 1065 with a minimum grade of
C)
MATH 2127. Basic Concepts of Mathematics (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:MA) (P: Appropriate score on math
placement test)

6.    Electives to complete requirements for graduation …………….………………… 11 s.h.