Geographic Information Systems Minor; Biological & Agricultural Engineering

(College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering offers a minor in Geographic Information Systems with an emphasis on spatial analysis. This minor is ideal for students interested in information processing of spatial data related to remote sensing, land information systems, marine cartography, thematic mapping, surface modeling, environmental modeling resources management, public utility planning, emergency response, geomarketing, geotechnics, precision agriculture, archaeology, military exercises, and computer-aided design. Prerequisites include MAT 016A-016B, STA 013 or PLS 120 or ECI 114, and PLS 021 or ECS 015.

Minor Advisors. S. K. Upadhyaya, S.G. Vougioukas (Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department)

Geographic Information Systems
Units: 18
ABT 150
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Active)
4
or
LDA 150
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Active)
4
ABT 181N
Concepts and Methods in Geographic Information Systems (Active)
4
or
ABT 182
Environmental Analysis using GIS (Active)
4
ESM 186
Environmental Remote Sensing (Active)
5
Choose five units:
5
ESM 108
Environmental Monitoring (Active)
3
ESM 185
Aerial Photo Interpretation and Remote Sensing (Active)
4
ESP 168A
Methods of Environmental Policy Evaluation (Active)
5
ESP 168B
Methods of Environmental Policy Analysis (Active)
4
ESP 171
Urban and Regional Planning (Active)
4
ESP 179
Environmental Impact Assessment (Active)
4
Choose one:
 
ABT 181N
Concepts and Methods in Geographic Information Systems (Active)
4
ABT 182
Environmental Analysis using GIS (Active)
4
HYD 182
Environmental Analysis using GIS (Active)
4
PLS 121
Systems Analysis in Agriculture and Resource Management (Discontinued)
4
Total: 18