The use of decision-making spatial data and geographic locations continues to grow, and many businesses are seeking out professionals with skills and knowledge in GIS. The online AAS in GIS degree program from Columbus State Community College prepares students for careers in the diverse industries that use Geographic Information Systems.
Students learn how to use, edit, and make decisions using GIS systems. The curriculum additionally covers other areas useful to the business world, such as communication skills, math, and computer literacy. Graduates of this online geography degree can find employment in sectors including government, health care, construction, banking, land-use planning, transportation mapping and analysis, and emergency response.
Courses cover topics such as:
- Industrial Applications & Software
- Acquiring GIS Data
- Discrete Mathematics for Computing
- Elements of Cartography
- Spatial Analysis
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official College Transcript(s), Official High School Transcript/GED Score