Geographic Information Science - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography
413 McGilvrey Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2045
geography@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/geography


Description

The Geographic Information Science minor offers students a foundation in this expanding field and will be of interest to students studying in areas such as anthropology, biology, conservation, computer sciences, sociology and public health.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

 

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirement
GEOG 49070GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE 4
GEOG 49080ADVANCED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE 3
Choose from the following:9-10
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND HEALTH
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE: URBAN AND ECONOMIC APPLICATIONS
SPATIAL PROGRAMMING
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS
WEB AND MOBILE GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE
CARTOGRAPHY AND GEOVISUALIZATION
and CARTOGRAPHY AND GEOVISUALIZATION LABORATORY
SPECIAL TOPICS IN GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE
REMOTE SENSING
Minimum Total Credit Hours:16

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).

Program Note

  • Appropriate specialized offerings may be substituted above as available with the approval of the coordinator.