Geographic Information Science

Overview

The Geographic Information Science major is an opportunity to
prepare students for a career in a computer-based geospatial
technology profession. This is an exciting field that integrates
computer skills, modelling skills and a desire to work outside into a
high demand career choice. Geographic information is an
important and valuable decision support asset that can be applied
to all sectors of our world, such as economics, business, health,
environment, and emergency response through a variety of
platform for private, public, not-for-profit or academic organizations.
Join this major and be ready to map out present and future
sustainability challenges!

What You'll Do

  • Have close interaction with dedicated faculty who have used GIS technology in the work environment and believe in the importance of the field of GIS.
  • Learn in a class environment that stimulates learning, idea sharing and problem-solving through individual and team activities.
  • Complete 120 hours of practical field education under the guidance of professional GIS practitioners.


What You'll Study

  • AG440 Precision Agriculture
  • EV425 GIS Planning for Emergency Response
  • GO340 Remote Sensing
  • MA223 Elementary Probability & Statistics


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