Additional prerequisites required for this certificate.
The purpose of the program is to prepare students to acquire, analyze, manage, visualize, and develop applications with geospatial data in public and private organizations. Students must apply for admission to the program before the completion of 12 certificate units and must complete the required units with a 2.5 grade point average.
Courses with relevant content (e.g. CS 596 or GEOG 596) may be substituted for the computer science and geography courses with the approval of the certificate adviser. Courses in the certificate may be counted toward the major in computer science if applicable.
The certificate requires 27 units distributed between the departments of Computer Science and Geography as follows: