Associate in Applied Science in Geospatial Technologies

Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3108

Credits

60

MCCCD Program Detail

https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=28198

Notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program. Program is designed for students with varying skills consult with program director. ++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Geospatial Technologies prepares students for entry level positions within the field of Geographic Information Systems. The Geospatial Technologies program will also provide students with the educational foundation necessary for a four-year degree. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

Program Prerequisites Credits: 0-8

Track I User/Analyst: None.
 
Track II Developer:
MAT120Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122Intermediate Algebra (3) OR
Satisfactory score on District placement exam.0-5
 
Track III Transfer Emphasis:
MAT150College Algebra/Functions (5) OR
MAT151College Algebra/Functions (4) OR
MAT152College Algebra/Functions (3) AND
MAT182Plane Trigonometry (3) OR
MAT187Precalculus (5) OR
Satisfactory score on District placement exam0-8

Required Courses Credits: 25-33

GCU102Introduction to Human Geography (3) OR
GPH111Introduction to Physical Geography (4) OR
GPH230Spatial Database I (3)3-4
 
GPH219Introduction to GIS Using ArcGIS3
GPH220Intermediate GIS Using ArcGIS3
GPH270Introduction to Cartography and Geospatial Technologies3
GCU/GPH298++Special Projects (any suffixed course)1-3
 
AND
 
Students must select one of three (3) tracks.
 
Track I: User/Analyst Credits:12
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
CIS117DMMicrosoft Access: Database Management3
CIS159Visual Basic Programming I3
GPH273Advanced GIS Using ArcGIS (3) OR
GPH275Introduction to Remote Sensing(3)3
 
Track II: Developer Credits:14
CIS117DMMicrosoft Access: Database Management3
CSC110ABIntroduction to Computer Science (Java)4
CSC181ABApplied Problem Solving with Visual Basic4
GPH273Advanced GIS Using ArcGIS (3) OR
GPH275Introduction to Remote Sensing (3)3
 
Track III: Transfer Emphasis Credits:17
CSC110ABIntroduction to Computer Science (Java)4
CSC181ABApplied Problem Solving with Visual Basic4
CSC200ABPrinciples of Computer Science (Java)4
MAT220Calculus with Analytic Geometry I5

Restricted Electives

GPH+++++ Any GPH Physical Geography course(s) except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area.

General Education

General Education Requirements Credits: 25-27
First-Year Composition Credits: 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG108First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
 
Oral Communication Credits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area.
 
Critical Reading Credits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Critical Reading area.
 
Math Credits: 3-5
Any approved general education course in the Mathematics area.
 
Humanities and Fine Arts Credits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
 
Natural Sciences Credits: 4
Any approved general education course from the Natural Sciences area.
 
Social and Behavioral Sciences Credits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area.

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Major: 3108
First Term: 2011 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60
CIPS code: 45.0701
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Instructional Council: Geography (30)
GPA: 2.00