GIS Program Options

The 1-year Certificate Program is intended for someone with existing skills and/or an academic degree that wishes to obtain GIS specific tools for use in their discipline.

The 2-year AAS Degree Program is intended for someone who wishes to begin a career in GIS and has little or no technical or academic background.

Please call Art Benefiel, (541)-383-7703 for more details. Either degree or certificate program is best started fall term.

View Current Schedule of Classes

GIS Associate of Applied Science Degree Program (2-year)
Required courses and recommended schedule:

1st Year of Study

Fall Term

Course

Title

Cr.

 

FOR 230A

Map, Compass and GPS

3

 

GEOG 265

Intro to Geographic Information Systems

4

 

GEOG 266

ArcGIS

5

 

MTH 85

Technical Math I

4

 

 

16/16

 

Winter Term

FOR 230B

Forest Surveying

3

Or CIS120/4cr

GEOG 211

Computer Cartography

4

 

FOR 220B

Resource  Measurements

4

 

MTH 86

Technical Math II

4

 

 

 

15/31 Or 16/32

Spring Term

FOR 220A

Aerial Photo Interpretation

3

Or CIS 125A1 3cr

GEOG 267

Geodatabase Design

5

 

WR 121

English Composition

4

 

CIS 135DB

Database theory/SQL

4

 

 

 

16/47 Or 16/48

Summer            GIS 191 - Co-op Work Experience  3/50 or 51

 

 

2nd  Year of Study

Fall Term

Course

Title

Cr.

 

GEOG 273

Spatial Data Collection

5

 

HHP 252A

Fitness/First Aid

3

 

WR 227

Technical Writing

4

 

Disc Studies

 

4

 

 

 

16/66 or 16/67

Winter Term

GEOG 285

Data Conversion and Documentation

5

 

GEOG 287

Analysis of Spatial Data

5

 

GEOG 284

GIS: Customization

5

 

 

 

15/81 or 15/82

Spring Term

GEOG 275

GIS Capstone

5

 

GEOG 286

Remote Sensing

5

 

XX XXX

Human Relations List

3/4

 

Disc Studies

 

4

 

 

 

16/97 or 17/99


GIS Certificate (1-year)
Required courses and recommended schedule:

Fall Term

Course

Title

Credits

YTD

Geog 265

Introduction to Geographic Info. Systems

4
 

Geog 266

ArcGIS

5
 
Geog 273 Spatial Data Collection
5
 
WR 121 English Composition
3
 
   
17

17


Winter Term

Course

Title

Credits

YTD

Geog 211

Computer Cartography

4
 

Geog 285

Data Conversion and Documentation

5
 
Geog 287 Analysis of Spatial Data
5
 
   
14

31


Spring Term

Course

Title

Credits

YTD

Geog 267

Geodatabase Design

5
 

Geog 275

GIS Capstone

5
 
Geog 286 Remote Sensing
5
 
BA 285 Business Human Relations
3
 
   
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