Certificate of Completion in Applications in Geospatial Technologies Applications in Geospatial Technologies Track III: Transfer Emphasis

Applications in Geospatial Technologies Track III: Transfer Emphasis
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Applications in Geospatial Technologies Track III: Transfer Emphasis

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

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Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Applications in Geospatial Technologies (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5135
Total Credits Required
29-48
Catalog Year
2018-2019
Effective Dates
5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019
Program Notes
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program. Program is designed for students with varying skills consult with program director. ++ indicates any suffixed courses.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate 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 certificate. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

There are additional career opportunities associated with this certificate that do not have occupational data available for Arizona at this time. These occupations are listed below, with links to salary information for the United States as a whole (if available):
  • Managers, All Other
* 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

Program Prerequisites

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3)

Track III: Transfer Emphasis: Credits: 0-13
+MAT120 Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
+MAT121 Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
+MAT122 Intermediate Algebra (3) OR
Satisfactory score on District placement exam 0-5

+MAT187 Precalculus (5)
OR
+MAT150 College Algebra/Functions (5) OR
+MAT151 College Algebra/Functions (4) OR
+MAT152 College Algebra/Functions (3)
AND
+MAT182 Plane Trigonometry (3)
OR
Satisfactory score on District placement exam 0-8

Course Sequence by Term

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

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • 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/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

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
MAT120 or
MAT121 or
MAT122
Intermediate Algebra or Intermediate Algebra or Intermediate Algebra OR Satisfactory score on District placement exam PP 3–5
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 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
CSC110 Introduction to Computer Science (Java) RC 3
MAT187 or
MAT150 or
MAT151 or
MAT152
Precalculus or College Algebra/Functions or College Algebra/Functions or College Algebra/Functions Students who take MAT187 are not required to take the combination of MAT15X and MAT182 PP 3–5
MAT182 Plane Trigonometry Students who take MAT187 are not required to take the combination of MAT15X and MAT182 PP 3
GIS211 Geographic Information Science I RC 4

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CSC205AB Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures RC 4
GCU298++ or
GPH298++
GCU298++ or GPH298++ RC
GIS220 Introduction to ArcPy Scripting RC 3
GIS222 Geographic Information Science II RC 3
MAT220 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I RC 5

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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.

This certificate is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an academic advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

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