Curriculum Guides


Geographic & Land Info System (2985)

A.A.S. - Associate of Applied Science

Major: Geographic & Land Info Systems (298500AAS)

College of Applied Science and Technology

Year 1

2030:152 Technical Mathematics II2
2030:153 Technical Mathematics III2
2020:121 English3
2820:131 Software Application Technolgy1
2980:100 Introduction to Geomatics2
2980:101 Basic Surveying3
2985:101 Intro to Geog & Land Info Syst3
Min Credit Total 16
2030:260 Advanced Trigonometry2
2980:355 Computer Applictn in Surveying3
2985:201 Intermed Geog & Land Info Sys3
3350:100 Introduction to Geography3
Oral Communication:7600:105 or 106 or 2540:2633
Min Credit Total 15
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

2980:228 Boundary Surveying3
2985:205 Building Geodatabases3
2020:222 Technical Report Writing3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:298x:xxx:GIS/LIS Elective3
Natural Science:Any Set4
Min Credit Total 18
2980:330 Applied Photogrammetry3
2985:210 Geog & Land Info Sys Project3
2985:280 Topics: Professional Practice2
2985:291 Geog & Land Info Sys Internshp3
Elective:2985:xxx:GIS Elective3
Elective:298x:xxx:GIS/Surveying Elective3
Min Credit Total 17
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Min Credit Total 0
Min Credit Total 0
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Min Credit Total 0
Min Credit Total 0
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
Some courses are only offered in the Fall or Spring semester.
Elective Choices: Any 2940 course; Any 2980 course; 2985:151 GIS Essential skills (Sch Lab); 2985:301 Exploring ARC GIS Extensions (Sch Lab); 2980:445 Applications in GIS Using GPS (Sch Lab).
Upon completion of the GIS/LIS AAS degree, a student may proceed to the B.S. in Surveying & Mapping program or to the Bachelor of Organizational Supervision program.
Program Director, Mr. Larry Shubat, Shrank Hall South 123, 330-972-2451 or
Natural Science requirement in 2nd year fall semester requires adviser approval.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 66 minimum total credits; 16 credits in residence; the final 16 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 04-02-2013