GIS Minor

Geographic information systems (GIS) and related techniques for spatial data collection and analysis are increasingly important tools in forestry, recreation, natural resources, environmental science and related disciplines. The GIS minor is designed to allow students currently enrolled in other programs to develop and demonstrate their skills in this important area. 

A minimum of 18 credit hours is required to complete this minor, but several of the required courses or restricted electives have prerequisites. 

Required courses

Intro to GIS
Geospatial Information Technology 
Photogrammetry or
Intro to Remote Sensing

Advanced GIS Technology

GIS Applications

Career electives (choose 3 courses)



Forest Management

Forest Measurements

Forest Mensuration
Geodesy, GPS and GIS

Intro to Remote Sensing

Surveying Fundamentals I

Surveying II Auto

Landscape Ecology

Land Use Planning

Principles of Surveying

Problem Solving in Surveying

Special Topics in GIS

Topographic Surveying

Watershed Management



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