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PSM in GISci

Coursework

The official PSM degree requirements are listed in the graduate catalog. The following sample 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.

Sample 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

 * prerequisites: BUS 2101 and BUS 2102 modules
 ** 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 courses:

Code

Title

Credit Hours

GEO 4910

GIS Programming

4

GEO 5830

Building Geodatabases

3

GEO 5870

Remote Sensing II

3

GEO 55911

GIScience Seminar

1

TEC 5323 Advanced Database Technology 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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