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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geographic Information Science Certificate

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Certificate in Geographic Information Science (GIScience) - The Certificate in Geographic Information Science is designed for students who want to supplement their major with an additional certification recognizing their proficiency in GIS, Remote Sensing and Cartographic techniques. A student must have a 2.5 or better GPA in the certificate courses, and no course with a grade lower than a C can count toward the certificate. No course substitutions are allowed for Program Requirements. Students should consult with an academic advisor to effectively complete the certificate requirements

Required Core Courses [15 credits]:

Geography/Social Studies Secondary Teaching Certification Program

The Department of Geography and Environmental Systems offers a program for majors who wish to become certified to teach geography/social studies at the secondary level. This program has been approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. Students must consult with a departmental advisor for information on the academic courses required for this program. For the most up to date certificate information please go to the department Web site: http://www.umbc.edu/ges.

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