This degree program prepares students for careers as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysts. Students receive specialized training in geographic fundamentals, GIS database design, spatial analysis, demographic analysis, computer programming, digital image analysis, cartographic design and global positioning system (GPS) principles. Students become skilled in using popular GIS software packages and GPS mapping products.
|First Year||Hours||Term Taken||Grade|
|CISP||1090||Intro to Programming||3|
|CISP||1170||Intro to Visual Basic||3|
|GIS||101||Introduction to GIS||4|
|GIS||110||Geographic Database Technology||3|
|MATH||1530||Probability & Statistics||3|
|SPCH||1010||Fundamentals of Speech Communication||3|
|First Year Total||28|
|CISP||Directed CISP Elective1||3|
|GIS||210||Global Positioning Systems & Digital Imagery||3|
|GIS||211||GIS Internet Mapping Technology||3|
|GIS||220||GIS Network & Demographic Applications||3|
|GIS||230||GIS Project Management||3|
|GIS||290||Directed Research Project||4|
|Second Year Total||32|
1Consult advisor for directed elective.
Students pursuing this area of study will be advised by the Social Science, Business and Education Division.
An articulation agreement between Roane State and East Tennessee State University (ETSU) exists for those who complete this program and wish to pursue a bachelor's degree. See your Roane State advisor for curriculum information, or visit http://www.roanestate.edu/articulation.
With the exception noted above, this program is designed for students who plan to enter the field upon graduation. Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program are advised that they should check with their academic advisor and the four-year institution regarding specific transfer of courses.