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Associate of Applied Science degree
Entry time: Fall

Course
Number
Course
Title
Credit
Hours

First Semester
  CSC-110   Introduction to Computers3
  ENG-105   Composition I 13
  GIS-110   Survey of Geographic Information Systems3
  GIS-112   Introduction to ArcGIS3
  MAT-107   Survey of Math 24
 
OR

 
  MAT-102   Intermediate Algebra4

16

Second Semester
  CIS-128   Programming Concepts3
 
OR

 
  CIS-121   Introduction to Programming3
  GIS-120   Geospatial Data Collection3
  GIS-122   Governmental GIS3
  MAT-155   Statistical Ideas3
 
OR

 
  MAT-157   Statistics4
  MGT-145   Human Relations in Management 33
 
OR

 
  PSY-111   Introduction to Psychology3

15

Third Semester
  CAD-928   Independent Study1
  CIS-307   Introduction to Databases3
  GIS-210   Mapping for Decision Making3
  GIS-212   Managing GIS Projects3
  - - - - - - -   Elective 43
  - - - - - - -   Humanities elective3

16

Fourth Semester
  GIS-240   GIS Projects3
 
OR

 
  BUS-932   Internship3
  ENG-106   Composition II3
 
OR

 
  ENG-108   Composition II: Technical Writing3
 
OR

 
  SPC-101   Fundamentals of Oral Communication3
  GIS-214   Internet Mapping Services3
  - - - - - - -   Electives 46

15

Degree Courses
Electives 4
Students should choose electives that focus on their particular area of interest
  AGP-440   Ag Applications of Digital Imagery3
  BIO-104   Introductory Biology with Lab3
  BIO-110   Basic Biological Concepts3
  BIO-195   Human Evolution3
  BUS-102   Introduction to Business3
  BUS-290   Employment Search and Workplace Success1
  CIS-207   Fundamentals of Web Programming3
  CON-134   Surveying and Site Layout2
  CRJ-100   Introduction to Criminal Justice3
  CRJ-200   Criminology3
  FIR-183   Hazardous Materials Management3
  GEO-115   Human Geography3
  GEO-121   World Regional Geography3
  GIS-130   Remote Sensing3
  GIS-220   GIS Field Study3
  MGT-121   Project Management Basics3
  MGT-300   Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
  PSH-170   Physical Geology3
  PSH-175   Environmental Geology3
  SOC-115   Social Problems3
  WAT-306   Wastewater Collection Systems4



Total Program Hours     62


1 Your COMPASS writing score will determine if you need to take prerequisite classes.

2 Your COMPASS math score will determine if you need to take prerequisite classes.

3 Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university may substitute PSY-111 Intro to Psychology for MGT-145 Human Relations in Management.

4 Students should contact the program coordinator about selecting elective course work.

Students interested in pursuing a four-year degree in GIS should meet with the program coordinator prior to registering.