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  • Geospatial Information Analysis

    Geospatial information analysis is used increasingly in both research and practice with job opportunities expected to grow 22% from 2010 to 2020.

    About this Certificate


    Covers a variety of geospatial technologies and analytical methods such as digital mapping, geographic information system (GIS), and remotely sensed image processing, aiming to develop spatial thinking ability for students. Lab-based applications emphasize hands-on experiences of these technologies.

    Open to all currently enrolled undergraduate students. At least nine credits of coursework must be unique to the Geospatial Information Analysis certificate out of all other certificates and minors.

    Required Courses

    Courses Credits
    GIS 3043 Foundations of Geographic Information Systems
    Spring, Year 1; junior standing or higher
    GIS 4037 Digital Image Processing
    Fall, Year 1; junior standing or higher
    Spring or Fall, Year 2; junior standing or higher
    Total 11-12
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    Other GIS courses may be substituted with approval of the certificate coordinator
    Courses Credits
    GIS 4001C Maps and Graphs 4
    GIS 4021C Air Photo Interpretation 3
    GIS 4113 Introduction to Spatial Networks 3
    GIS 4115 Applied Geostats 3
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certificates: geospatial-information-analysis