CURRICULUM GUIDE

Geographic Information Systems
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0834  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This certificate program will emphasize development of components for GIS and
project design based on application areas.  The certificate allows beginners to
become familiar with basic principles and those with some application background
to become computer proficient in GIS.  Certificate courses can all be applied to
the associate degree.
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Manufacturing and Land Technologies Department, Gannon Vocational-
Technical Center, Room 1380, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

REQUIREMENTS                                                TOTAL:  33 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
GRET 205    Principles Geographic Info Sys                                   3
GRET 210    Global Positioning Systems                                       3
GRET 240    Cartography in GIS                                               3
GRET 241    Remote Sens/AirPhoto Interpret                                   3
GRET 243    ORACLE/Geographic Info Sys                                       3
GRET 253    Basics of ARC/View                                               3
GRET 255    Beginning ARC/Info                                               3
GRET 256    Advanced ARC/Info                                                3
GRET 258    ARC/View Extensions G.I.S.                                       3
GRET 266    Project Design in GIS                                            3
LAND 282    Computer Draft/Dsgn Land Arch                                    3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   33

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III
GRET 205          GRET 240          GRET 243
GRET 210          GRET 241          GRET 256
GRET 253          GRET 255          GRET 266
LAND 282          GRET 258