Certificate of Completion in Applications in Geospatial Technologies Applications in Geospatial Technologies Track I: Technician

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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.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Applications in Geospatial Technologies (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5135
Total Credits Required
29-48
Catalog Year
2019-2020

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and completion of 100-200 course and/or program requirements.
  • Students may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems PP 3
GIS205 Geographic Information Technologies RC 3
GCU102 or
GPH111
Introduction to Human Geography or Introduction to Physical Geography Lecture RC 3–4

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GIS211 Geographic Information Science I RC 4
CIS163AA Java Programming: Level I RC 3
CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management RC 3
GIS223 Introduction to Digital Image Processing RC 4

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
GIS220 Introduction to ArcPy Scripting RC 3
GIS222 Geographic Information Science II RC 3
GCU298++ or
GPH298++
GCU298++ or GPH298++ RC

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Disclaimer

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

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

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.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Applications in Geospatial Technologies (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=101574).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

A list of the current and previous versions of the pathway map for the Applications in Geospatial Technologies Track I: Technician program
Catalog Year Effective Dates
2019-2020 Current
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019