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

Geographic Information Science Certificate

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in GIS is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in fields other than GIS or Geographic Information Science and desire to continue their education in Geographic Information Science. 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.

31 Credit Hour Certificate in Geographic Information Systems

  • GISC 1336 - Digital Drafting and Design 3 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 1470 - Geospatial Systems I 4 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 2438 - Geospatial Software Systems I 4 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 3300 - Geospatial Mathematical Techniques 3 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 3420 - Geospatial Software Systems II 4 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 3421 - Visualization for GIS 4 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 4280 - Geospatial Systems Internship 2 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 4335 - Geospatial Systems III 3 sem. hrs.
  • GISC 4431 - Remote Sensing 4 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