Geographic Information Systems Technician

Associate in Applied Science

College Degree Requirements

Prescribed Technical Program44
General Education16-17
Total Degree Credits60-61
Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterCredits
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
GIS 105 Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (online & on campus) 3
GIS 204 Mobile & Web GIS (online only) 3
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers 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  
CAD 211 Computer Aided Design I 3
CIS 104 Microcomputer Database 3
GIS 107 GIS Applications (online only) 3
General Education Courses  
Business, Math, Science & Technology  
GEOG 121 Physical Geography (online & on campus) 3
GEOG 121L Physical Geography Lab (online & on campus ) 1
Communications II  
Select one of the following: 3
Fundamentals of Public Speaking  
Introduction to Professional Writing  
 Credits16
2nd Year
Fall Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
CIS 204 Database Design and Structured Query Language (SQL) 3
GEOG 161 World Regional Geography (online & on campus) 3
GIS 201 Advanced GIS Applications (online only) 3
GIS 235 Cartographic Design and Analysis (online only) 3
General Education Course  
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ECON 105 Elements of Economics (Recommended) 3
 Credits15
Spring Semester
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements  
GIS 192 Experimental Course (online only) 2
GIS 225 GIS Project Development and Management (online only) 3
GIS 240 GIS Capstone (online only) 3
MATH 210 Elementary Statistics 3
PHIL 210 Ethics 3
 Credits14
 Total Credits60-61

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements