Learn More About Geospatial Sciences
This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required.
Related Minors or Certificates Available
- Environmental Studies Minor
- Geographic Information Sciences Certificate
- Geography Minor
- Land Surveying Certificate
GEOG 3315: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Students are introduced to the basic design of state-of-the-art GIS and its analytical capabilities. Topics may include: Geodatabases, applications in GIS, map projection information, raster/vector data models, introduction to available data on the internet, and basic GIS analytical functions such as querying and overlaying. The course uses ArcGIS 10 to introduce these concepts in a hands-on environment.
GEOG 4410: Introduction to Remote Sensing
Students investigate various mapping techniques used in GIS and geospatial technologies. These techniques can include data collection and management, mapping and visualization, 3D GIS, spatial analytics, and scripts and automation. Students demonstrate their comprehension of GIS techniques by way of exercises that render the production of digital maps. Notes: ArcGIS software is used in this course.
GEOG 4700: Geomorphology
This course examines Earth surface processes and landforms, including tectonic, volcanic, hillslope, karst, fluvial, glacial, periglacial, eolian, and coastal geomorphic systems, as well as weathering and soils. Relationships between environmental change and the evolution of landscapes are addressed.
SURV 4110: Geospatial Sciences Practice
A capstone course in the applications of geospatial science technology. Course requires a project developed with an industry partner in applying geospatial science analytical skill, analysis, and mapping.