Geospatial Sciences Minor

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Why consider a minor in geospatial sciences?

Geospatial science is a field of study that is focused on the making and interpretation of maps. A minor in geospatial science is a great way to improve your skills with geographic information systems.

Many geospatial science positions are with government agencies, but the demand in private industry is growing rapidly. Students with majors in biology, archaeology, criminal justice, geography, geology and political science use geospatial information in their fields of study, making this minor a valuable choice.

Geospatial Sciences

Bachelor of Science
  1. GEO 200(3) or GRY 1003) or GRY 108(3) or GRY 135(3) or GRY 142(3) or PLN 100(3) or GLG 110(4) or GLG 171(3).
  2. GEO 360(3), 363(4), 551(3)
  3. Complete three additional hours from GEO courses numbered 300 or higher. Note: Students majoring in geography must complete six hours of GEO courses numbered 300 or higher to avoid overlap with the major degree requirements.