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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) Code: 221-719-71 Catalog Year: 2014-2015
Career Studies Certificate   Offered through LO
  Courses Credits
One Year
1ENG/CST Elective 3
2___ Elective 3
GEO 220 World Regional Geography 3
GIS 203 Introduction to Cartography for GIS 3
GIS 200 Geographic Information Systems I 3
GIS 201 Geographic Information Systems II 3
GIS 205 Geographic Information Systems 3-Dimensional Analysis 3
GIS 255 Exploring Our Earth: Introduction to Remote Sensing 3
GIS 290 Internship 1
3___ Technical Elective 3
Total 28
Total credits for the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Career Studies Certificate=28

All first-time students must take a one-credit SDV course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

To be credited toward the certificate, a minimum grade of “C” for each class is required.

1 May be met by ENG 111 or other ENG courses approved by a student’s advisor, or by CST 100, CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, CST 227, or CST 229.

2Elective must be chosen from the following disciplines: BIO, CHM, EGR, ENV, GEO, GOL, HIS, IT, MKT, MTH, and PHY.

3 GIS 200-level course not specified in the certificate; GEO 200; GEO 210; ITD 110 (or higher ITD); ITN 101 (or higher ITN); ITP 112 (or higher ITP); MTH 163; or MTH 241.