BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Geospatial Sciences

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics OR higher 3
GEO 200 Exploring Our Digital Earth 3
GRY 108 Principles of Sustainability OR GEC 110 Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
Total hours14

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
CSC 130 The World of Computer Science 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
GEC 111 Humanities 3
Total hours15

Third Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEC 110 Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
GEO 363 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 4
GLG 115 Life of the Past OR GEC 107 Life Sciences (no lab) 3
General Electives 6
Total hours16

Fourth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MTH 340 Statistical Methods* 3
GEO 561 Applied Geographic Information Science 3
GEC 105 Written Comm. & Integrative & Applied Learning 3
GRY 142 Introductory Physical Geography 4
Total hours13

Fifth Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEO 360 Interpretation of Aerial Photography 3
PLN 367 Planning Methods 3
GEO Elective 3
GRY 100 World Regional Geography OR GEC 115 Cultural Competence 3
General Elective 3
Total hours15

Sixth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GEO 562 Internet Geospatial Science 3
GEC 112 The Arts 3
GEO 551 Remote Sensing 3
General elective 8
Total hours17

Summer semester

CoursesHours
GRY 301 Geography of the Ozarks
or GRY 353 Field Experience in Geography (inside continental USA)
or GRY 470 Field Experience in Geography (outside continental USA)
3
Total hours3

Seventh Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEO 566 Advanced Geographic Information Science 3
GEO 568 Thematic Cartography 3
GEO OR GRY Elective higher than 275 3
General electives 6
Total hours15

Eighth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GEO 572 Introduction to Photogrammetry and LiDAR Technology 3
GEO OR GRY Elective higher than 275 6
General electives 6
Total hours15

TIPS FOR SUCCESS:
*or AGR 330, SOC 302, PSY 200, QBA 237, or REC 328
Field Study courses occasionally offered during intersessions or regular semesters

 

Degree plan last reviewed 04-30-2018.