UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Degree Requirements

GIS / Cartography Minor

21 Total Credits


Required Core Courses: 9 cr. hrs.
GEOG 250 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 3 cr.
GEOG 351 Map Design 3 cr.
GEOG 360 GIS: Theory and Methods 3 cr.

Directed Electives: 6-12 cr. hrs.
Techniques Courses - choose 3-6 credits from the following:
GEOG 366 Field Methods in Geography and GIS 3 cr.
GEOG 368 Digital Image Processing 3 cr.
Advanced Course - choose 3-6 cr. hrs. from the following:
GEOG 455 Advanced Map Design 3 cr.
GEOG 460 GIS: Analysis and Modeling 3 cr.

Electives: 0-6 cr. hrs.
ART 121 2D Design Foundation 3 cr.
ART 131 Drawing I 3 cr.
ART 241 Graphic Design I 3 cr.
CSIS 161 Programming I 3 cr. (Prerequisite: MATH 146)
CSIS 162 Programming II 3 cr.
CSIS 225 Web Development I 3 cr.
ESM 333 Remote Sensing of Natural Resources 3 cr.
ESM 363 GIS Applications in Resource Management 3 cr.
GEOG 365 Quantitative Analysis 3 cr.
GEOG 379 Geography Internship II 3-12 cr.
GENG 235 Surveying 3 cr.
GENG 236 Advanced Surveying 3 cr.

Students are advised to take MATH 146 to fulfill General Education Mathematics Requirement.
 

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