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Geographic Information Systems Literacy Certificate of Proficiency

Certificates of Proficiency are designed for the student who needs to be prepared to enter an entry-level job. A department-issued certificate may be awarded upon successful completion of a prescribed course of study. This certificate will not appear on a student’s transcript.

The GIS Literacy certificate would provide an entry-level employment opportunity for the completer that finishes the course below. The skills covered in this certificate are aimed at a student preparing for a broad range of careers, including government or private sector work, that can be enhanced with geospatial technology skills learned in this course. Students will gain familiarity using with the latest industry standard GIS software that will enable them to analyze, interpret and manipulate spatial information for problem solving applied to real world situations. Many entry level positions are available for someone who has skills in geospatial technologies.

Note: Course must be completed with a letter grade of “C” or higher or “Pass.”

GEOG-104Introduction to Geographic Information Science3
Total Units3