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Policy Statement - 97-03 Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, Certificate in

Certificate in Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (code 1-8040) 
(Supersedes PS 81-02) 

This revised and renamed certificate was recommended by the Academic Senate on November 14, 1996 and approved by the President on December 19, 1996.

Directors: Dr. Judith Tyner; Director, Dr. Franklin Gossette, Associate Director 

This program offers specialized training in a variety of theoretical and applied cartographic techniques. The program is designed to provide experience in communication through maps and serves as a supplement to standard degree programs. It provides essential training for those seeking map making careers in both the public and private sector. 


1. A Bachelor's Degree, which may be earned concurrently. 

2. Consultation with the Director of the program. 

3. 30 units distributed as follows: 

A. Courses marked with an * are required; 

B. At lease one elective must be taken from each category; 

C. Courses marked with ** are not available to undergraduate students. 

Design and Presentation 
GEOG 482*, 484* 


GEOG 200 (or equivalent)*, 380*, 400, 483*, 485*, MATH 101 (or equivalent), 117. 

GEOG 486, 488*, 492/592, 680**, CE 225, ME 172, GEOL 535** 


Code: 8040 
College: 28 
Career: UG 

PS 97-03