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

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 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:
    • 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. Certificate Residency. 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. Certificate Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. 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. Certificate GPA. 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.