Minor in Environmental Remote Sensing & GIS

The minor in Environmental Remote Sensing & GIS provides students with 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 spatial information using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). A minor in Environmental Remote Sensing & GIS prepares students to work in a variety of environmental careers such as natural resource management and environmental conservation.

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