Academic Catalog 2023-2024

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Coastal Studies and GIS Technology, Associate of Applied Science

Students can achieve an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Coastal Science and GIS Technology by enrolling in the required 15 hours of related general education courses in Math, Composition, History, and Social Science. Students earning each credential will possess the attributes needed for both entry-level and incident based employment as well as maintenance and monitoring of existing coastal restoration projects included in Louisiana's Coastal Master Plan.

General Education Requirements
ENGL 1010English Composition I3
MATH 1300College Algebra3
MATH 2000Statistics3
GEOG 1201World Regional Geography I3
or GEOG 1202 World Regional Geography II
HIST 2100Louisiana History3
BIOL 1100General Biology I3
BIOL 1110General Biology I Lab1
Major Courses 1
BIOL 2200Louisiana Wetlands Ecology3
CSTL 1013Coastal Science3
CSTL 1114Computer Graphs & Maps4
CSTL 1123Fundamentals of Mapping & GIS3
CSTL 2133Remote Sensing I3
CSTL 2143GIS Theories and Concepts3
CSTL 2153Remote Sensing II3
ENVN 1030Environmental Law3
ENVN 2210Environmental Science3
Approved Electives
Any 13 credit hours from the following subjects: ANTH, GEOG, GEOL, SOCI, PSYC, PHIL, HIST, POLI, ENVN, BIOL, CHEM, PHYS, MATH, ARST13
Total Hours60

Must earn a grade of “C” or better in each. At least twelve (12) credit hours must be earned in residence.