Certificate of Achievement
Professional Applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Code #1432

A geography information system (GIS) is a database management system that facilitates the collection and the analysis of geographic data from both the physical and cultural environments. This interdisciplinary certificate program is designed to equip students to use this powerful new technology to display, model and analyze spatial data of all types to assist with problem solving and decision making processes. The certificate will be awarded upon completion of the required course sequence and 6 units from one of the listed concentrations.

Required Program
Spatially related courses:
Six (6) units selected from one of the following concentrations:
Public Safety/Fire Technology
A minimum of 6 units from the following:
Social Science
A minimum of 6 units from the following:
Total Units Required

¹Only one unit required. Independent study unit must be GIS related.