Geographic Information Systems Certificate

Program Goals Statement

Geographic Informational Systems (GIS) provides a powerful tool in any academic discipline to analyze relationships among data. It is commonly used in business, environmental, geographical, political, law enforcement, and social science applications.

Program Information

  • This certificate introduces students to GIS and provides them with the skills necessary to layer various types of data in an electronic format and to study and identify relationships among the data.
  • This program serves as a solid base for continuing toward a degree with courses transferring to BCC’s Environmental Technology program.
Total credits:
12

Course Sequencing

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Overview

Subject

Type

Certificate

Campus

Degree Offered

Certificate of Recognition in Geographic Information Systems

Program Contact

Sarmad Saman, Dean
sarmad.saman@bristolcc.edu

Robert Rak, Program Coordinator
robert.rak@bristolcc.edu