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2013-2014
Geographic Information Systems
Associate in Applied Science degree
Curriculum code 1371

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Required Courses
(62 credit hours)

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Schedule
First Semester

16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-101 3 Composition I   
GIS-101 1 Orientation to GIS Careers   
GIS-110 3 Fundamentals of Geospatial Science   
GIS-112 3 Introduction to Geospatial Technology   
GIS-114 3 Data Acquisition & Management   
___-___ 3 Elective: Math or Physical and Life Science   
Total: 16

Second Semester
16
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
GIS-120 3 Spatial Analysis   
GIS-122 3 Cartographic Design   
GIS-124 3 Introduction to Remote Sensing   
GIS-126
or
GIS-128
3 Capstone Project

Internship in Geospatial Technology
  
___-___ 4 Elective: Math or Physical and Life Science   
Total: 16

Third Semester
15
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals   
LAN-111 3 IT Essentials-A+   
MDT-145 3 Introduction to CAD   
MIS-123 3 Database Design   
___-___ 3 Career elective   
Total: 15

Fourth Semester
15
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
LAN-112 3 Managing IT-A+   
MIS-210 3 Project Management   
MIS-292 3 SQL/Database Applications   
___-___ 3 Elective: Fine Arts and Humanities
or Social and Behavioral Science
  
___-___ 3 Career elective   
Total: 15

Graduation Requirements
Successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific certificate; minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate; at least 50 percent of the certificate hours must be completed at Moraine Valley; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information
Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu
Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Department Chair
John Sands
Office: T109
(708) 974-5426
sands@morainevalley.edu
Program Coordinator
Chuck Bales
Office: T401
(708) 974-5401
bales@morainevalley.edu
   

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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