Certificate of Completion in Applications in Geospatial Technologies

Geospatial Technologies

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Applications in Geospatial Technologies

Academic Plan Code

5135

Credits

29–37

Applications in Geospatial Technologies Track II: Analyst/Developer

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Applications in Geospatial Technologies program provides a solid foundation in Geographic Information Systems concepts, not simply GIS software. This program equips students with fundamental GIS abilities that can be applied in a variety of environments where spatial data analysis is required.
Track I: Technician
Track II: Analyst/Developer
Track III: Transfer Emphasis

Program Prerequisites

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)

Track II: Analyst/Developer: Credits: 0-5
MAT120 Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121 Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122 Intermediate Algebra (3) OR
Satisfactory score on District placement exam 0-5


 

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities and Fine Arts
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Term 1

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
9–15
PP MAT120 or
MAT121 or
MAT122
Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra
0–5
PP CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
RC GIS223 Introduction to Digital Image Processing 3
RC GCU102 or
GPH111
Introduction to Human Geography or
Introduction to Physical Geography
3–4

Term 2

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
10
RC CSC110 Introduction to Computer Science (Java) 3
RC GIS211 Geographic Information Science I 4
RC CIS276DB SQL Server Database 3

Term 3

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
6
RC GIS205 Geographic Information Technologies 3
RC GIS220 Introduction to ArcPy Scripting 3

Term 4

Program
Area
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
4–6
RC GIS222 Geographic Information Science II 3
RC GCU298++ or
GPH298++
Special Projects 1–3

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Disclaimer

All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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