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Certificate of Competence in Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS)


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The Certificate of Competence in GIS/GPS certifies that a student has successfully completed two GIS/GPS courses. These courses will provide a student with job entry level skills in GIS/GPS, or an opportunity for job upgrading.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Use basic ArcGIS desktop software functions such as displaying, modifying, and analyzing maps
  • Independently plan, organize, and present a GIS research project
  • Use a GPS unit to find locations, and import obtained GPS data into ArcGIS for further investigation

Required Courses (5 Credits)