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It is assumed that applicants are interested in increasing their current competencies in the area of Geographic Information Sciences and its application to the business, government and non-profit sectors. All degree candidates must successfully complete courses designed as the core classes. The purpose of this group of required courses is to present aspects of the fundamental theory and practice of Geographic Information Sciences and give candidates a preliminary background in business accounting.

The minimum credit required for graduation is 32 semester hours, to include the 18 semester hours of the required core classes and statistic requirement, minimum 3 semester hours of internship and minimum 11 semester hours in area of concentration, that to be determined by the candidate in consultation with the advisor.

 

Core Courses (15 credits)

Code

Title

Credit Hours

GEG 5810

 Geographic Information Systems I

3

GEG 5820

 Remote Sensing I

3

GEG 5860

 Geographic Information Systems II

3

MBA 5010

 Accounting from a Management Perspective, or

3

MBA 5001

 Business Operations in Sustainable Energy Facilities

3

MBA 5680

 Organizational Behavior and Group Dynamics*

3

 *prerequisite: BUS 3010 module

 

Elective Set 1, Statistic Requirement (minimum 3 credits)

Code

Title

Credit Hours

BIO 4750

 Biometrics

3

BIO 4820

 Spatial Analysis for Environmental Sciences

3

BIO 5381

 Advanced Biostatistics

3

MAT 5151

 Probability

4

 

Elective Set 2, Concentration Requirement (minimum 11 credits)

Code 

Title 

Credit Hours 

BIO 4820

 Spatial Analysis for Environmental Sciences

3

BIO 4840

 Resource Management and Environmental Assessment

3

BIO 5380

 Landscape Ecology

3

GEG 5830

 GIS: Building Geodatabases

3

GEG 5850

 GPS: Mapping the Modern Way

3

GEG 5870

 Remote Sensing II

3

GEG 5880

 GIS Modeling

3

GIS 5970

 Special Topics in Geographic Sciences

3

PLS 4793

 Public Organization Theory

3

PLS 4893

 Government Budgeting and Politics

3

PLS 5543

 Proseminar in Public Administration and Policy

3

These courses may be taken in a single discipline or in more than one discipline; the unifying principle is their significance to the specialized professional work of the candidate. The unity displayed in the selection of courses of this group is the primary consideration in the process of approving the study plan.

 

Required Experiential Component: Internship

Code

Title

Credit Hours

BIO 5980

 Graduate Internship in Biological Sciences

6

ECN 5980

 Internship in Economics

 1 to 3

GEG 5980

 Geography Internship

 6

PLS 5980

 Administrative Internship

1 to 3

TEC 5980

 Industrial Internship in the Technologies

 1 to 10