Minor in Environmental Remote Sensing & GIS

The minor in Environmental Remote Sensing & GIS provides students with a foundational knowledge of the methodology and uses of remote sensing. Students gain an understanding of how remote sensing is applied both scientifically and practically, and students gain hands-on experience analyzing information using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). A minor in Environmental Remote Sensing & GIS prepares students to work in a variety of careers with intersecting and overlapping skill requirements.

Requirements

The minor in Environmental Remote Sensing & GIS consists of five courses as specified below. Up to two courses taken as part of a student’s major requirements may be used to fulfill the requirements of the minor in environmental remote sensing & GIS. Unless otherwise noted, all required courses are 4 credit hours, all completed with a grade of C or higher.

Principal Courses

Two principal courses are required:

  • CAS GE 302
  • CAS GE 365

Minor Electives

Three courses chosen from:

  • CAS GE 440
  • CAS GE 445
  • CAS GE 448
  • CAS GE 502
  • CAS GE 503
  • CAS GE 505
  • CAS GE 516