Nov 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Geographic Information Sciences Certificate


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Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-2373

Program Description

Geographic Information Sciences is a multidisciplinary certificate that considers fundamental questions related to the use of geographic information systems (GIS). GIS is computer-based mapping technologies that visualizes, edits, manipulates and analyzes spatial data and imagery for decision makers. GIS is an essential tool in understanding what is where, and is used in urban and regional design, marketing and industrial location, transportation, precision agriculture, forestry, environmental systems, engineering, emergency services, epidemiology, crime analysis, and utilities, among others. The Certificate can be completed in-class or online.

Students must earn a “B” or higher cumulative grade in all the required courses, with a “C” or higher grade in each course.

Click here to apply to the GIS certificate program.

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