Co-Directors: Christopher Lee, Suzanne Wechsler
This certificate provides experience in quantitative spatial analysis using Geographic Information Systems software, remotely sensed imagery and field-derived data, and effective communication through maps. The certificate serves as a supplement to standard degree programs. Further information on the GIScience Certificate is available from the program director or the Geography undergraduate advisor, and online at www.csulb.edu/geography.
This certificate program is eligible for Financial Aid. Please see the department web site for required Federal disclosure information.
1. A bachelor's degree, which may be earned concurrently.
2. Consultation with the certificate advisor in the Geography Department.
3. Satisfactory completion of prerequisites (9 units):
4. A minimum of 23 units distributed as follows:
A. Core Courses. Take all the following courses:
B. Specialization (three courses):
Students are encouraged to select a specialization in one of the following three areas, although courses can be selected between categories with advisor approval.
The following courses may be substituted for the above courses with advisor consent: GEOG 481, 492, 494, 497, 697, 680. Substitutions may also be made for courses in database, computer programming, surveying and/or web design and visualization with approval from the Certificate Advisor.