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Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (GISRSACRT)Department of Geography

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements.

Certificate requirements

The certificate requires at least 24 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Environmental Remote Sensing. One (1) course:
  2. Geographic Information Science. One (1) course:
  3. Advanced course. One (1) course:
  4. Electives. 15 additional credit hours, selected from the Electives list.
    • SPEA-E 418 Vector-based Gis
    • SPEA-E 419 Applied Remote Sensing of the Environment
    • SPEA-V 465 Geographic Information Systems for Public and Environmental Affairs
  5. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the certificate.
    4. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the certificate—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    5. Exceptions to certificate requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.