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 Bristol’s Environmental Technology program.

Total credits:
12

Course Sequencing

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Overview

Academic Area

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Degree Offered

Certificate of Recognition in Geographic Information Systems

Program Code

GE

Program Contact

Robert Rak
Program Coordinator
Robert.Rak@BristolCC.edu

Sarmad Saman
Dean of STEM
Sarmad.Saman@BristolCC.edu

Campus

CIP Code

14.3801