Geographical Information Systems & Spatial Analysis, Certificate
The Certificate in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial Analysis is aimed at graduate students desiring knowledge of how to apply advanced techniques of GIS and spatial analysis to issues of design, planning, urban policy, the environment, and other related fields.
A total of 5 course units are required to complete the Certificate program.
|Required Courses 1|
|Introductory Courses 2|
|Select one of the following:||1|
|Modeling Geographical Objects|
|Modeling Geographic Space|
|Applications and Advanced Courses|
|Select three of the following:||3|
|Spatial Analysis for Urban and Environmental Planning|
|Modeling Geographic Space 3|
|Geospatial Software Design|
|Spatial Statistics and Data Analysis|
|Land Use and Environmental Modeling|
|Introduction to Spatial Analysis|
|GIS Capstone Project|
|CPLN 680/LARP 745||Advanced Topics in GIS||1|
|Total Course Units||5|
Substitutions must be approved in writing by the Director and submitted to the Weitzman School of Design Office of Student Services.
Students who have previously taken an introductory GIS course in another department (e.g. URBS 530, SWRK 730, or HSPV 741) may use it to meet this requirement subject to the permission of the Certificate director.
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2020 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.