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PSM in GISci

Coursework

The recommended course sequence is designed to develop core competencies in Geographic Information Science and its application to the business, government and non-profit sectors. All degree candidates must successfully complete 32 semester hours, to include 12 semester hours of required core classes, a 3 semester hour statistics requirement, a minimum of 3 semester hours of internship and additional electives as needed to meet the 32 hour degree requirement.

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses (12 credits)

Code

Title

Credit Hours

GEO 5810

Geographic Information Systems I

3

 GEO 5820 

Remote Sensing I

3

MBA 5010

Accounting from a Management Perspective

3

MBA 5680

Organizational Behavior and Group Dynamics*

3

 *prerequisite: BUS 3010 module

Statistics & Modeling Requirement (3 credits)

Code

Title

Credit Hours

GEO 5880

Geospatial Data Models

3

Electives (14 credits)

Take the following three courses:

Code

Title

Credit Hours

GEO 5870

Remote Sensing II

3

GEO 4910

GIS Programming

4

GEO 5830

Building Geodatabases

3

Choose two additional courses from the following:

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

GIS 5970

Special Topics in Geographic Sciences

3

PLS 4793

Civic and Nonprofit Leadership

3

PLS 4893

Budgeting in Government and Nonprofit Organization

3

PLS 5543

Proseminar in Public Administration

3

TEC 5333

Management of Computer Technology

3

TEC 5970

Special Topics on Technology

1 to 3

 OSC 4820

Business Analytics and Data Mining

3

 

Required Experiential Component: Internship (3 credit)

Code

Title

Credit Hours

 GEO 5980

 Geography Internship

3

*Last Updated April, 2017.

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Contact Information

Dr. Barry J. Kronenfeld
PSM Coordinator
Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Geology and Geography

2065 - Physical Science
217-581-7014
bjkronenfeld@eiu.edu


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