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2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog

Geography, Geographic Information Science Concentration, M.S.

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(SIMS Code: 112990)

In addition to meeting the requirements for classified graduate standing and the basic requirements for the master’s degree as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees , the student must complete a graduate program of at least 30 units of upper division and graduate courses selected with the approval of the master’s advising committee. The department requires students to complete all degree requirements within seven years of the semester that they entered the M.S. program.

A Minimum of 30 Units

A minimum of 30 units of which not more than six may be in disciplines other than geography and at least 15 units from 600- and 700-numbered courses in geography.


A thesis in the area of geographic information science

Fifteen Units

Fifteen units from the following list of geographic information science courses:


Additional 500-, 600-, and 700-level coursework determined in consultation with the student’s thesis adviser.

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