Jul 24, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

GIS, Remote Sensing, and Visualization Minor (E)

The GIS, Remote Sensing and Data Analytics and GIS, Remote Sensing and Visualization minors address the growing need to analyze and visualize spatial and non-spatial data. This program provides students with essential mapping, GIS, remote sensing, virtual reality, and geospatial analysis skills for a wide variety of disciplines and topics, such as geography, geology, biology, computer science, natural resources, health, demographics, marketing, environmental issues, energy, infrastructure, etc. Student will learn how to analyze various types of spatial and non-spatial data, and will explore and develop various visualizations and artistic expressions of that data, which includes maps and other cartographic products, graphs, infographics, interactive dashboards, 3D visualizations and virtual reality environments.

REAL Curriculum

This minor fulfills the E area of the REAL Curriculum. Students can fulfill the L area by pairing this minor with the GIS, Remote Sensing and Data Analytics minor.

General Education Requirements

General Education courses will be denoted below with a (GE). Students are required to take at least 30 credit hours of general education designated courses within their degree requirements. The GIS, Remote Sensing, and Visualization minor includes 3 general education credits.

Minor Requirements (17 credits)

Total Credit Hours for Minor 17

Additional Information

This minor shares courses with the GIS, Remote Sensing, and Data Analytics Minor (L)  and allows students to earn the L designation when paired together.