2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Geographic Information Science Certificate

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Program Description:

Geography provides a certificate program in geographic information science. Included is a group of five courses exposing participants to the latest developments in data collection and analysis techniques, aerial and space cameras and sensors, and computer mapping procedures. Upon completing these courses, each participant must present a portfolio of materials for faculty review.

Admission Requirements:

Any degree-seeking WSU student may apply to the program by meeting with the certificate advisor. If not a current degree-seeking student, applicants may apply as non-degree and meet with the certificate advisor to be admitted into the certificate program only.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Students will develop an understanding of the central theory and technical skills associated with geographic information science 

Students will learn how to generate, manage, and analyze spatial data and geographic knowledge 

Students will be able to create maps and examine geographic representations of information 

Students interested in the certificate program should contact the School of Public and International Affairs, 325 Millett Hall, 937-775-2942 or SPIA@wright.edu.

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Program Requirements:

I. Geographic Information: 12 Hours

II. Remote Sensing: 6 Hours

Total: 18 Hours

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