Majors and Minors

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Geospatial Science Major

ALL majors must take the same required core courses:

Required Core Courses - 31 credit hours;

  • GEOG 103. Human Geography 3
  • GEOS 125. Introduction to Geospatial Data. 3
  • GEOS 130. Physical Geography. 4
  • GEOS 250. Introduction to GIS. 4
  • GEOS 270. Introduction to Cartography. 4
  • GEOS 380. Spatial Analysis Techniques. 4
  • GEOS 490. Field Research Methods. 3
  • GEOS 496. Senior Capstone Project. 3
  • STAT 200. Intro to Statistics. 3

Concentration Specific courses - 29-33 credit hours

Majors must choose from one of the two concentrations: GIS & Remote Sensing (Geoinformatics) or Environmental Studies.

B.A./B.S. Requirements

For all concentrations, the Bachelor of Arts degree requires completion of the B.A. language requirements described in the undergraduate catalog. Bachelor of Science degree requirements for each concentration are described within the concentration.

Electives

Students should consult with their academic advisers in selecting elective courses to complete the 120 semester hours required for graduation.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a major in Geospatial Science, a student must have a grade point average of 2.0 in all courses taken for major requirements including those from departments other than Geospatial Science.

Geospatial Science Minor - 18 semester hours.

A minor in Geospatial Science consists of 18 hours of GEOG or GEOS courses, subject to approval by the department.