The Geospatial Technology Certificate of Achievement requires the completion of 24 units of core coursework. This course of study includes: geographic information science, global positioning systems, remote sensing, and web-based and mobile mapping services. The Geospatial Technology certificate is intended to provide students with a foundation in the field of geospatial technologies. The certificate is designed for those students who have a desire to pursue a career as a GIS Technician or a Remote Sensing Technician, or to enhance skills to maintain current employment.
Required Core Courses (24 units)
|Course Number||Course Title||Units|
|GIST016A||Introduction to Geospatial Technology||3 units|
|GIST016B||Mobile GIS||3 units|
|GIST016C||Spatial Analysis for GIS||3 units|
|GIST016D||Cartographic Design for GIS||3 units|
|GIST016E||Database Design and Management for GIS||3 units|
|GIST016G||Introduction to Remote Sensing||3 units|
|GIST016I||GIS Programming and the Web||3 units|
|PMGT020A||Employment Preparation||1 unit|
Total Certificate Units: 24 units
To be awarded a certificate, a student must:
- Complete all the major requirements.
- Earn a grade of “C” or better for all required courses.