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Geographic Information Science Certificate (CERT) Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences


Also available via Ecampus.

 

Kuuipo Walsh, Director
GIScience Certificate Program
134 Wilkinson Hall
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
541-737-3795
FAX 541-737-1200
Email: kuuipo.walsh@oregonstate.edu
Website: http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/giscience

Oregon State University offers an undergraduate and graduate certificate in Geographic Information Science.  Geographic Information Science ("GIScience") is a discipline that combines theory and principles underlying:

The OSU GIScience certificate can help lead to certification as a nationally-recognized geographic information systems (GIS) professional (GISP). GIS professionals are in high demand for jobs in government, NGOs, and the private sector, and have rewarding careers in natural resource management, online and interactive mapping, business, planning, and many others.



Required Core (1920 credits)

FE 208. Forest Surveying (4)
GEOG 201. Foundations of Geospatial Science and GIS (4) EC
GEOG 360. GIScience I: Geographic Information Systems and Theory (4) EC
   or FE 257. GIS and Forest Engineering Applications (3)
   or CE 202. Civil Engineering: Geospatial Information and GIS (3)
GEOG 370. Geovisualization I:  Cartography (4) EC
GEOG 480. Remote Sensing I: Principles and Applications (4)

Electives (78)

CE 413. GIS in Water Resources (3)
CROP/HORT 414. Precision Agriculture (4)
ECE 468. Digital Image Processing (3)
ENSC 410. Internship (1 or more)
   orFOR 410. Internship (1 or more)
   or GEO 410. Internship (1 or more)
   orGEOG 410. Internship (1 or more)
FE 209. Forest Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (4)
FE 310. Forest Route Surveying (4)
FE 423. Unmanned Aircraft System Remote Sensing (3)
FW 303. Survey of Geographic Information Systems in Natural Resource (3)
GEOG 361. GIScience II: Analysis and Applications (4)
GEOG 371. Geovisualization: Web Mapping (4) EC
GEOG 451. Planning Principles and Practices for Resilient Communities (4)
GEOG 462. GIScience III: Programming For Geospatial Analysis (4) EC
GEOG 463. GIScience IV: Spatial Modeling (4) EC
GEOG 464. Geospatial Perspectives on Intelligence, Security, and Ethics (3) EC
GEOG 472. Geovisualization: Geovisual Analytics (4)
GEOG 481. Remote Sensing II: Digital Image Processing (3) EC
RNG 430. Applied GIS in Rangeland Science (4)
SOIL 468. Soil Landscape Analysis (4)


Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed - Signifies that the Major/Option can be completed thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Major Code: C540

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