2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 22, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Geographic Information Systems Certificate


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College of Undergraduate Studies
Office of Interdisciplinary Studies

GIS Certificate Coordinator:
Dr. Timothy Hawthorne, timothy.hawthorne@ucf.edu,
407-823-1030

GIS is an essential research tool for a wide range of disciplines because it allows researchers to work with different kinds of information in a spatial context. The GIS certificate program focuses on developing students’ basic understanding and specific applications of GIS in a variety of contexts.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Certificate Requirements

  • None

GIS Certificate Requirements (12 Credit Hours)


  • Two Core courses (6 Credit Hours)
  • Two courses of elective coursework (6 Credit Hours)

First Core Courses


Choose one course from among the courses below:

Second Core Courses


Choose one course from among the courses below:

Elective Courses


Choose 2 courses from among the elective courses below, Other courses may be substituted with permission of the Coordinator. Other courses may be substituted with permission of the Coordinator.

Only one of the following two Database courses may be chosen


Only one of the following three Computer Science courses may be chosen


Prerequisite Courses


  • None

Required Courses


  • None

Restricted Electives


  • None

Foreign Language Requirements


  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 12


Other Requirements


  • Earn a grade of “C” (2.0) or better in each course used to satisfy the certificate.
  • At least 12 credit hours used in the certificate must be earned at UCF
  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • Internship, Co-op, or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the certificate.

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