- About the Program
- Curriculum – including courses
- Admission Requirements
- Start Dates & Application Deadlines
About the Program
This program will enable students from a variety of majors and backgrounds to gain expertise in cartography and geographical information systems. The certificate program is designed to accommodate working professionals in planning, public health, engineering, business, and other areas who wish to gain expertise in Cartography & GIS.
Students who wish to enter the program must meet with the department advisor to plan their curriculum. Students, in consultation with the advisor, select a total of 21 Semester Hours (s.h.) from Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Geography courses.
The courses listed here are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the CGCE section tally.
Required Courses: 21 s.h.
|Course Number||Course Title||Semester Hours|
|MIS 02150||Integrated Software Tools for Business||3|
|MIS 02338||Design of Database Systems||3|
|Computer Science Courses|
|CS 01102||Intro to Programming||3|
|CS 04103||Computer Science & Programming||4|
|CS 04222||Data Structures & Algorithms||3|
|CS 04315||Programming Languages||3|
|MATH 01122||Precalculus Mathematics||4|
|MATH 03125||Calculus: Techniques and Applications||3|
|MATH 01130||Calculus I||4|
|MATH 01131||Calculus II||4|
|MATH 03150||Discrete Mathematics||3|
|GEOG 06160||Intro to Mapping and GeographicalInformation Sciences||3|
|GEOG 06308||Remote Sensing/Air Photo||3|
|PLAN 31386||Land Use & Conservation||3|
|GEOG 06313||Geography of Transportation||3|
|GEOG 06315||Field Studies||3|
|GEOG 06350||Quantitative Methods in Geography||3|
|PLAN 31360||Metropolitan & Regional Planning||3|
|GEOG 06360||Geographical Information Systems I||3|
|GEOG 06415||Geographical Information Systems II||3|
The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for this program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the CGCE Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.
- CGCE Graduate Application Form (pdf)
- $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
- Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
- Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
- Current professional resume
Start Dates & Application Deadlines
Below is a list of anticipated start dates. The start dates indicated are based on the university calendar or the CGCE schedule. Your actual first day of class will depend on the course sequence which will be provided by a CGCE Enrollment Advisor once you have matriculated in the program.
|Entry Term & Module||Start Date(s)||Application Deadline(s)|
|Fall 2013||Late Aug./Early Sept.||05/01/2013|
Tuition & Costs
$441 per semester hour
(this rate applies to academic year 2013/2014 and is subject to change)