Academic Catalog 2020-2021

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GIS Technology, Certificate of Technical Studies

The entry level of this program is focused on Geospatial Information Science (GIS) Technology and the ability to apply it to the coastal environment. This skill is sought after in both environmental data acquisition and analysis in the industry's search for qualified employees at the entry and experienced career levels. Topics include map design fundamentals, thematic mapping, statistical cartography, the relationship of mapping to GIS, essential elements of GIS, data acquisition and analysis, visualization of output, remotely sensed imagery and GIS, GIS functions and associated applications, and spatial decision support systems.

BUSN 1150Survey of Microcomputer App3
BIOL 2200Louisiana Wetlands Ecology3
CSTL 1114Computer Graphs & Maps4
CSTL 1123Fundamentals of Mapping & GIS3
CSTL 2133Remote Sensing3
CSTL 2143GIS Theories and Concepts3
Total Hours19