Geographic Information Systems Technician Certificate Level I





Program Pathway

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First Year

First Semester Courses 7 Credits
COSC 1301-or-ITSC 1301 Introduction to Computers-or-Introduction to Computers 3
GISC 1411 Intro to Geographic Information Systems 4
Second Semester Courses 14 Credits
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Databases1 3
GISC 1401 Cartography & Geography in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS)2 4
GISC 1421 Introduction to Raster-Based GIS 4
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
Geographic Information System Technician Certificate Program Total 21 Credits


  1. ITSE 1302 may substitute for ITSW 1307
  2. Capstone course

This certificate can be stacked and earned credits can be applied toward a Geographic Information Systems AAS Degree or Geographic Information Systems Analyst Certificate Level II.


Program Details


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