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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2017-18

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Geospatial Technology, A.A.S.



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Offered at Main Campus

The Geospatial Technology program instructs students to work with, interrelate and analyze virtually all forms of spatial data (mapping, surveying and geography).

This 18-month (six-term) program teaches the students to oversee the collection and interpretation of photographic and geographic data gathered from technological tools, such as Global Positioning Systems, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), databases, surveys, censuses, satellite and ground-based remote sensing imagery.

The program is designed to prepare students for jobs in most industries including agriculture, forestry, environmental, health, transportation and urban planning.

To enroll, complete an application and attend any required academic orientation and information session. The program may be entered at the beginning of the Fall term. Students meeting all program requirements receive an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Students are required to have a handheld GPS unit in the first term. A laptop computer is preferred for first-term students and required for second-term students. Laptop computer and GPS unit requirements are available from the department office by calling (641) 683-5215.

Total: 11 Credits


Term II


Total: 12 Credits


Term III


Total: 12 Credits


Total: 13 Credits


Total: 9 Credits


Term VI


Total: 11 Credits


Notes:


*Refer to General Education Course Requirements (A.A.S.)  for approved courses.

**Completing a dual major in this program is an option, see Academic Policies  for more information.

*Optional Course(s)

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