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Degree Plans - Geographic Information Systems Technology - Geographic Information Systems Engineering Assistant Certificate
Program: Geographic Information Systems Technology
Degree Plan: Geographic Information Systems Engineering Assistant Certificate
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(Level I Certificate)
EFC-Closed September 1, 2014.
- Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
- Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.
Degree Plan Code: C1.GIS.ENGR.ASST.09
This Geographic Information Systems Engineering Assistant Certificate will prepare graduates to perform the duties necessary to assist a surveyor or engineer. Upon completion of this certificate program, the student will be able to use a variety of mapping application programs; acquire and correlate data from global positioning systems (GPS), surveying, and other sources; maintain spatial data; and present the results in a cartographic format. The program utilizes both classroom and laboratory experiences.
||Special Topics in Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
||Geographic Information Systems Applications
||Introduction to Speech Communication OR
||Fundamentals of Public Speaking
|Minimum Hours Required
NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.