Department of Geosciences
Location: McCord Bldg., Room 203
The Minor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) prepares students for current modern trends in geospatial technology, computerized mapping, digital image processing and spatial analysis. It incorporates current advances in spatial sciences and technology. Students that complete the GIS Minor significantly enhance their employment opportunities especially in environmental consulting agencies, mapping technology industry and surveying. The GIS Minor pertains to any natural resource field such as Agriculture, Biology, and Geology as well as Business and Social Sciences. A GIS Minor combined with a computer science major is currently one of the most employable fields in geospatial analysis.