Geographic Information Science and Technology - Minor
Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) is used to solve problems associated with land administration, environment and natural resource management, planning and population studies, as well as traditional surveying and mapping applications. GIST uses GIS, remote sensing, and global positioning mapping to collect, analyze, and display spatial information.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|GEOG 352/GEOL 352||GNSS in the Geosciences||3|
|GEOG 361||Remote Sensing in Geosciences 1||4|
|GEOG 390||Principles of Geographic Information Systems||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Digital Image Processing in the Geosciences|
|Advanced Topics in GIS (Geographic Information Systems) 2|
|Terrain Analysis and Mapping|
|Principles of Geocomputation|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||15|
Fall semester course
Spring semester course
- Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST): minimum of 15 credits in the discipline at 300-400 level.
- Minimum of 6 credits must be taken in residence at either Texas A&M University or Texas A&M at Galveston.
- Students must meet with the department’s advisor for minor programs for approval of courses selected (any substitutions must be approved by the department head).
- Minimum cumulative GPR of 2.0 must be achieved for all courses in the minor.