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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Geographic Information System (GIS) Minor


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Chairperson

Elizabeth Gordon

The interdisciplinary minor of Geographic Information System (GIS) is designed to serve students who want a basic understanding of techniques and application potential of GIS and relevant fields, such as Remote Sensing, GPS (Global Positioning System), Web Mapping/Scripting, and CAD (Computer Aided Drafting).  The minor provides students with contemporary geospatial skills that use digital information about earth surface features and location patterns to produce useful maps and analytical solutions to complex problems in physical, environmental, social and economic fields.  A total of 6 courses, 18 credits is required for the minor.

Electives


Choose two courses among the seven listed below in consultation with the advisor for the minor.

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