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Introduction to Geospatial Applications Certificate

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Statewide Program

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.


Program Requirements and Electives - 15 Credits

Program Requirements:

Students may take the 1-credit GEOA 181  class twice over multiple semesters rather than the 2-credit GEOA 182  class in a single semester.

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 15*

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.


Program Description

This certificate is designed for those who need immediate skills to initially enter the Geospatial/Geographic Information (GIS) workplace or for those who are already in the field and need to enhance their skills. The certificate will give a background in project development, data acquisition, geospatial analysis, presentation, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), sensor options, and incorporation of multi-sensor imagery into a GIS.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. practice the principles of geospatial applications through laboratory experience, client-based projects, internships and additional outside of class activities and discussions; and
  2. prepare maps using GIS and remote sensing software to visually represent data and apply appropriate tools for spatial analysis.

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