Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3108

Credits

60-73

MCCCD Program Detail

https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=67511

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: 3-8

CIS105:Survey of Computer Information Systems3
 
 
Students must select one of three (3) tracks. The credit hour range is depending on the student's educational experiences and track selected.
 
Track I: Technician: Credits:0
 
Track II: Analyst/Developer: Credits:0-5
MAT120Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122Intermediate Algebra (3) OR
Satisfactory score on District placement exam0-5
 
Track III: Transfer Emphasis: Credits:0-8
MAT120Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122Intermediate Algebra (3) OR
Satisfactory score on District placement exam0-5
 
MAT187Precalculus (5)
OR
MAT150College Algebra/Functions (5) OR
MAT151College Algebra/Functions (4) OR
MAT152College Algebra/Functions (3)
AND
MAT182Plane Trigonometry (3)
OR
Satisfactory score on District placement exam0-8

Required Courses Credits: 25-31

GCU102Introduction to Human Geography (3) OR
GPH111Introduction to Physical Geography (4)3-4
 
GIS205Geographic Information Technologies3
GIS211Geographic Information Science I3
GIS220Introduction to ArcPy Scripting3
GIS222Geographic Information Science II3
GCU/GPH298++Special Projects (any suffixed course) (1-3)1-3
 
AND
 
Students must select one of three (3) tracks.
 
Track I: Technician: Credits:9
CIS163AAJava Programming: Level I3
CIS117DMMicrosoft Access: Database Management3
GIS223Introduction to Digital Image Processing3
 
Track II: Analyst/Developer: Credits:9
CSC110Introduction to Computer Science (Java)3
CIS276DBSQL Server Database3
GIS223Introduction to Digital Image Processing3
 
Track III: Transfer Emphasis: Credits:12
CSC110Introduction to Computer Science (Java)3
CSC205ABObject Oriented Programming and Data Structures4
MAT220Calculus with Analytic Geometry I5

Restricted Electives

GPH+++++ Any GPH Physical Geography course(s) not listed under Required Course 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, Arts and Design 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-Behavioral Sciences area

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Major: 3108
First Term: 2017 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60-73
CIPS code: 45.0701
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College Specific - MC
Occupational Area: Information Technology
Instructional Council: Geography (30)
GPA: 2.00