Pursuing a minor in geographic information science can help you build skills in geographical representation and analysis techniques. The minor is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in industry and government, where the application of these techniques combined with knowledge of their own major field is required. It will develop professional competence for positions in public and private agencies where competence in GIS, mapping or remote sensing techniques is required.
Areas of study include cartography, remote sensing, and geographical information systems. This minor provides a unique opportunity to combine and understand the interrelationships among the various aspects of geographic information science through an integrated program.