Geographic Information Science & Technology Major

Undergraduate students may pursue an interdiscplinary B.S. in Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIS&T). Students completing the B.S. in GIS&T also automatically earn three additional credentials, including the Geography Minor, Computer Science Certificate, and GIS Certificate and can select from several specialization areas to customize their degrees to interests and career objectives.

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Earn a B.S. in GIS&T

GIScientists collect, analyze, and interpret geographic data using computer programming and quantitative spatial analysis and modeling techniques.



The curriculum for the B.S. in Geographic Information Science & Technology includes 15 credit hours of free electives. Students who focus these electives in one of the specialization areas below can also earn an additional B.S. degree (dual-major), minor, or certificate, many without exceeding the minimum 120 total credit hours required for graduation. Consult with your advisor for specific class requirements.


Students can also use the program's 15 credit hours of free electives to focus on other areas of expertise to enter the workforce after graduation or prepare for graduate studies in different disciplines.