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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geospatial Sciences, B.S.

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science with a major in Geospatial Sciences (GSS) integrates various geospatial technologies with applied research domains. The GSS program aims at producing high caliber graduates who are well trained in the theory and application of geospatial technologies, including GIS, remote sensing, and land surveying. Students receive fundamental knowledge of geospatial skills, along with specific content in one of three concentration: human-environment systems, information systems, or land surveying. Geospatial Sciences provide students a set of skills to manipulate, analyze, assess, and visualize data by way of digital maps and/or map imagery to solve problems. Graduates of the major have obtained geospatial jobs related to crime analysis, emergency services, engineering, epidemiology, environmental management, forestry, housing, marketing, military sciences, sustainability, land surveying, transportation, urban planning, and utilities, among others.

This program is a part of the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences .


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Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation Policies

Admissions Requirements

This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. For more information, please visit the Admissions  section of the Catalog.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the requirements outlined in Academic Policies 5.0 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS & GRADUATION  .


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Program Course Requirements

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)

General Education Core Curriculum  

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

Group A: GIS and Remote Sensing

Select two from the following:

Group B: Experience Courses

Select one from the following:

Major Concentration (36 Credit Hours)

Select one of the following concentrations:

Human-Environmental Concentration

Information Systems Concentration

Information Systems Required Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Free Electives (15 Credit Hours)

Select any 15 credit hours from the university catalog. 

Land Surveying Concentration

Upon completion of the Geospatial Science, BS degree requirements and this concentration students will be awarded the Land Surveying Certificate. 

Land Surveying Required Courses (27 Credit Hours)

Students will complete the Land Surveying Certificate   (18 Credit Hours) plus the following courses.  

Free Electives (9 Credit Hours)

Select any 9 credit hours from the university catalog. 

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

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