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2023-2024 General Catalog [Current] 
2023-2024 General Catalog [Current]

Geographic Information Systems (Certificate)

Program Summary

Our GIS courses and laboratory serve many departments, degrees, and affiliated entities across the SUU campus and surrounding communities. The GIS courses and laboratory teach spatial technologies through hands-on experience. The GIS program and laboratory use the most current technology, hardware, and software available. The GIS lab offers service-learning opportunities to students through local and regional projects and internships.

The mission of the GIS program is to prepare individuals to integrate spatial technologies with studies in other disciplines. We provide a learning environment that fosters undergraduate research. The strength of our mission relies on the program’s diversity and the interdisciplinary nature of spatial technologies.

Geographic Information Systems Certificate Requirements

The GIS certificate program was designed with an interdisciplinary focus, which allows the integration of GIS into many four-year degrees across campus. The GIS certificate can be completed as an individual program, usually over a two-year period, as well as integrated into a four-year program of study.

Program Information

  • Gainful Employment Disclosure: www.suu.edu/cose/disclosure/gis
  • All courses must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better to be counted in the certificate.

Geographic Information Systems Curriculum (27 Credits)

Electives (9 Credits)

Select 9 credits from the following lists. A minimum of 6 credits must come from Geography (GEOG). Interdisciplinary courses are not required; all electives can come from the Geography elective course section or other preapproved course(s).

Total Credits, Certificate: 27