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2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geomatics Certificate

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Geomatics is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in fields other than Geomatics or Geographic Information Science and desire to continue their education to prepare for the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying examination to become a Registered Professional Land Surveyor of Texas. Candidates for the certificate are required to complete 32 credit hours of surveying related courses; 20 of these credit hours must be taken at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Students are required to meet all other academic standards. The Coordinator of the Geographic Information Science program or a designee may waive certain courses if a student has previously completed appropriate surveying courses. Students must apply for the certificate and complete a Certificate Plan approved by the Coordinator of the Geographic Information Science program or a designee.

33 Credit Hour Certificate in Geomatics

  • GISC 1336 - Digital Drafting and Design 3 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 2438 - Geospatial Software Systems I 4 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 2470 - Geospatial Plane Measurement I 4 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 3325 - Geodetic Science 3 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 3412 - Geospatial Plane Measurement II 4 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 4315 - Satellite Positioning 3 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 4318 - Cadastral Systems 3 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 4340 - Geospatial Computations and Adjustment 3 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 4351 - Field Camp II 3 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 4371 - History of Texas Land Ownership 3 sem. hrs.

Students must earn at least a 2.0 overall grade point average in all GISC courses.

These courses can be found in the “Course Descriptions” section of the undergraduate catalog located here:

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Mailing address:

Geographic Information Science Program, Unit 5868
College of Science and Engineering
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
6300 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5868