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Courses

The GIS option has a curriculum of 51 to 54 hours. This includes the core curriculum of 15 hours, the GIS core of 18-21 hours, and 18 hours of directed electives in three categories.

REQUIRED COURSES: 36 - 39 hours
Course # Course Title Course Credit
GEOG 101 Earth, Sea, and Sky: A Geographic View

3

GEOG 150 Global Geography

3

GEOG 240 Map Reading and Interpretation

3

GEOG 250 Spatial Analytical Methods in Geography

3

GEOG 265 Introduction to GIS

3

GEOG 340 Cartography and Visualization of Spatial Data

3

GEOG 341 Cartography and Visualization of Spatial Data 2

3

GEOG 342 Introduction to Remote Sensing

3

GEOG 343 Advanced Remote Sensing

3

GEOG 344 Advanced GIS Analysis

3

GEOG 369 Professional Experience

3-6

GEOG 479 Practical Experience

3-6


ELECTIVES: 18 hours
Choose 6 hours from:
Course # Course Title Course Credit
GEOG 443 Seminar in Advanced Techniques in Remote Sensing

3

GEOG 444 Advanced Cartography

3

GEOG 445 GIS Applications Design and Development

3

GEOG 448 GIS System Design

3


Choose 6 hours from:
Course # Course Title Course Credit
GEOG 120 Economic Geography and Contemporary Issues

3

GEOG 121 Geography of the Cultural Environment

3

GEOG 230 Elementary Meteorology

3

GEOG 320 Ethnic Geography

3

GEOG 321 Urban Geography

3

GEOG 330 Weather Analysis

3

GEOG 331 Global Climatology

3

GEOG 334

Atmospheric Hazards          3
GEOG 423 Population Geography

3

GEOG 470 World Political Geography

3


Choose 6 hours from:
Course # Course Title Course Credit
GEOG 350 Geography of United States and Canada

3

GEOG 351 Geography of Latin America and the Caribbean

3

GEOG 353 Geography of Indiana

3

GEOG 354 Geography of Asia

3

GEOG 356 Geography of Russia and Its Neighbors

3

GEOG 357 Geography of Europe

3


Department of Geography
Cooper Life Science Building
Room CL 425
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-1776
Fax: 765-285-2351