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Minor in Geospatial Information Analysis

Geographic Information Analysis (GIA) Minor

A minor in Geographic Information Science (GIS) is designed for students interested in spatial analysis and digital map-making techniques that are useful across multiple disciplines. GIS has broad applications, from land-use planning and environmental management to epidemiology through law enforcement. This minor will improve marketability when entering the workforce.

GIS Minor Requirements (18 credits)

  • GEOG 100 Introduction to Geography or GEOG 102 Cultural Geography
  • GEOG 360 Intro to Geographic Information Systems
  • GEOG 361 Remote Sensing and Image Processing
  • GEOG 460 Geographic Information Analysis or GEOG 493 Internship
  • ITM 104 Operating Systems and Word Processing Topics
  • ITM 105 Spreadsheet Topics
  • ITM 106 Database Topics
  • MATH 254 Introduction to Statistics or MATH 261 Probability and Statistics

For more information, contact: Karen Viskupic (Geosciences) | | (208) 426-2390