Geographic Information Systems Technician

Associate in Applied Science

College Degree Requirements

Prescribed Technical Program42
General Education16-17
Elective Credit3
Total Degree Credits61-62
Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterCredits
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers 3
GIS 105 Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems 1 3
GIS 107 GIS Applications 1 3
General Education Courses  
Business, Math, Science & Technology  
Select one of the following: 3-4
College Algebra  
Finite Mathematics (Recommended)  
Pre-Calculus  
Calculus I  
Communications I  
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
 Credits15-16
Spring Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CIS 104 Microcomputer Database 3
GIS 201 Advanced GIS Applications 1 3
GIS 204 Mobile & Web GIS 1 3
General Education Courses  
Business, Math, Science & Technology  
GEOG 121 Physical Geography 3
GEOG 121L Physical Geography Lab 1
Communications II  
ENGL 125 Introduction to Professional Writing 3
 Credits16
2nd Year
Fall Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CAD 211 Computer Aided Design I 3
CIS 204 Database Design and Structured Query Language (SQL) 3
GEOG 161 World Regional Geography 3
GIS 235 Cartographic Design and Analysis 1 3
General Education Course  
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences  
General Education Matrix (Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences) 3
 Credits15
Spring Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
GIS 215 Introduction to Remote Sensing and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) 1 3
GIS 225 GIS Project Development and Management 1 3
MATH 210 Elementary Statistics 3
Electives 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits61-62

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements