UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

Geography Major with GIS Emphasis

39 Credits


Required Core Courses: 15 cr.

GEOG 250 Intro to Geographic Information Science, 3 cr.
GEOG 351 Map Design, 3 cr.
GEOG 360 GIS: Theory and Methods, 3 cr.
GEOG 401 Senior Seminar, 3 cr.
GEOG 460 GIS: Analysis and Modeling, 3 cr.

Statistics Requirement: 3 cr.
Choose one course from the following:

GEOG 365 Quantitative Analysis, 3 cr.
MATH 216 Elementary Statistical Concepts, 3 cr.
MATH 226 Fundamentals of Statistics, 3 cr.
SOCI 250 Introduction to Social Statistics, 3 cr.

Computer Science Courses: 9 cr.

CSIS 161 Programming I, 3 cr.
CSIS 162 Programming II, 3 cr.
CSIS 235 Object Oriented Programming, 3 cr.

Elective Courses: 12 cr.
Choose from the following:

ART 121 2D Design Foundation, 3 cr.
ART 131 Drawing, 3 cr.
ART 241 Graphic Design, 3 cr.
CSIS 225 Web Development, 3 cr.
CSIS 239 Introduction to Data Science, 3 cr.
CSIS 247 Intro to Computer Networks, 3 cr.
CSIS 333 Data Base Management Systemes, 3 cr.
CSIS 334 Data Visualization, 3 cr.
ESM 333 Remote Sensing of Natural Resources, 3 cr.
ESM 363 GIS Applications in Resource Management, 3 cr.
GEOG 366 Field Methods in Geography and GIS, 3 cr.
GEOG 368 Digital Image Processing, 3 cr.
GEOG 379 Geography Internship, 3-12 cr.
GEOG 455 Advanced Map Design, 3 cr.
GENG 235 Surveying, 3 cr.
GENG 236 Advanced Surveying, 3 cr.

Department of Politics, Geography & International Studies

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