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Geospatial Technology (GST.S.AAS)

  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Geography

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Geospatial Technologies will prepare students for careers and transfer degrees in geographical information systems (GIS). In this interdisciplinary program, students select a pathway specific to their interest – GIS Analyst, GIS Programming Specialist, GIS Coordinator, or Aerial Sensing Data Analyst. In this profession, graduates are responsible for collecting geospatial data, producing maps, analyzing spatial data, coordinating GIS projects, providing technical expertise to clients or users, and providing programming and software development expertise.

Curriculum
CIS 2165 Database Management 3 Credits CIS 2266 Python for Data Analytics 3 Credits
  • (COM 2211 OR COM 2225) 3 Credits
  • ENG 1101 English Composition I 3 Credits
  • (GEO 1107 OR GEO 1103 AND GEO 1104) 4 Credits
  • GEO 1101 Global Forces, Local Diversity 3 Credits GEO 1102 Earth's Physical Environment 4 Credits GEO 1105 Geospatial Awareness 1 Credit GEO 1209 Introduction to Cartography 4 Credits GEO 1212 Geospatial Data Acquisition & Management 3 Credits GEO 2210 Advanced Spatial Analysis 4 Credits
  • (GEO 2600 OR GEO 2700) 3 Credits
  • MAT 1450 Introductory Statistics 4 Credits MAT 1470 College Algebra 3 Credits
  • Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3 Credits
  • Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective OR Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective) 3 Credits
  • GIS Programming Specialist Pathway OR GIS Analyst Pathway OR GIS Coordinator Pathway OR GIS Aerial Data Sensing Analyst Pathway) 12 Credits