Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - Not Offered This Year

Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 5004

This short term technical certificate will provide students preparation for work in geographic information systems venues.  This certificate provides practical hands-on experiences that can transfer to the workplace. Student entry into the certificate program presumes computer literacy is adequate  to be successful in the required courses and lab experiences. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Fall Semester
GPHY 151 Human Geography 3

URBS 151

Introduction to Urban Studies 3
GPHY 112 Introduction to GIS> 3
URBS 250 Urban Spatial Systems<

 3

SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
     
Spring Semester
GPHY 111 Introduction to Cartography 3
GPHY 113 Advanced GIS>

 3

URBS 121 Quantitative Methods>

 3

URBS 122 Report Writing

 3

Total Semester Credit Hours   27

  1. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
  2. < Indicates that this course has a corequisite. 
  3. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established   May 2005
Revised        March 2013

Effective       August 2013

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