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Geospatial Information Studies and Technology


**Future Enrollment Program**

This program has been submitted to the U.S. Dept. of Education for approval
and does not currently qualify for Title IV, Federal Financial Aid.

No students are currently being admitted into this program.

Gain knowledge and skills in the application of geospatial information studies and technology in archaeology and other field sciences.  Learn the use of precision GPS and alternate field mapping technologies, and production of data-based maps using ArcMap and other mapping software. Courses are designed for those seeking professional skills, those working toward an Anthropology degree with an archaeology emphasis, as well as for those with a general interest in geospatial information studies in field sciences.

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTGIS/GIS

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: Seek employment in entry-level archaeology, GIS, or other mapping positions requiring a background in GIS

Academic options: Students planning to transfer to a four-year archeology degree program should pursue an Anthropology associate's degree simultaneously with this certificate.

Program Requirements 2017-2018

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
ANT/ARC 101 Human Origins and Prehistory 3-4
   or ANT/ARC 204IN    Human Evolution: Ape Men, Cave Women and Missing Links
ANT/ARC/GIS 181 Global Positioning Systems Basics 1
ANT/ARC/GEO/GIS 265 Mapping Concepts 1
ANT/ARC/GEO/GIS 267 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 3
ANT/ARC 275 Archaeological Excavation I 4
ANT/ARC 276 Archaeological Surveying I 4
ANT/ARC/GIS 281 Global Positioning Systems 1
ANT/ARC/GIS 284 Computer Cartography and CAD 3
ANT/ARC/GIS 286 Electronic and Digital Field Mapping 4
  or DAR 120   Applied Computer Graphics
Elective ARC, CIS, DAR Elective.  Select in
consultation with Archaeology faculty.
Subtotal 27-28