The scope of the study of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has broadened to incorporate the ever increasing technologies, large databases, client/server computing architecture, and human resources within the framework of enterprise information infrastructure in an organization. This interdisciplinary minor provides concise and comprehensive coverage of the concepts and techniques related to each stage of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) of GIS, and its applications in various areas of spatial problem solving and decision making. This minor in GIS is designed for candidates in the Bachelor of Science in Geography or for students in other disciplines who want to pursue a professional career in their respective disciplines. This minor is open to professional practitioners as well.
The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) minor offers students and professional practitioners an expertise in geospatial information science and technology.
For further information, interested students should contact Dr. Madhu Rao in the Department of Geography.