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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: Analyst, GIS Programming Specialist, 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.
Program Accreditation

No accreditation

Curriculum
AVT 1120 Electro-Optical & Infrared Data Analysis 2 Credits AVT 1121 Multispectral & Hyperspectral Data Analysis 2 Credits 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 1101 Global Forces, Local Diversity 3 Credits
  • GEO 1102 OR GEO 1300 4 Credits
  • GEO 1103 AND GEO 1104 OR GEO 1107 4 Credits
  • GEO 1209 Map Design & Visualization 4 Credits GEO 1212 Geospatial Data Acquisition & Management 3 Credits GEO 2210 Advanced Spatial Analysis 4 Credits
  • GEO 2600 OR GEO 2700 3 Credits
  • GIS Programming Specialist Pathway OR GIS Analyst Pathway OR GIS Aerial Data Sensing Analyst Pathway 6 to 8 Credits
  • MAT 1450 Introductory Statistics 4 Credits MAT 1470 College Algebra 3 Credits
  • Ohio Transfer 36: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3 Credits
  • Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective OR Ohio Transfer 36: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 3 Credits
  • SCC 1101 First Year Experience 1 Credit