Advanced Geospatial Technology

CERT - Occupational Certificate

The certificate provides continuing students additional training in geospatial technology.

Program Purpose

To create additional educational opportunities for persons with existing training and experience in the geospatial technology field.

Learning Outcomes

  • Collect, create, and process spatial data within a variety of environments.
  • Describe and explain the similarities and differences between data models as well as how data is treated differently within each format, to include the conversion of data between different formats.
  • Select and apply ethical and appropriate data model, map scale, map elements, symbolization and color to produce maps that effectively communicate quantitative and qualitative geographic data.
  • Design professional quality maps, including map elements such as text, graphs, charts and diagrams, employing cartographic principles.

Program Map

Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements

The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program.  For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog. If the recommended classes listed below don’t fit your schedule or interests, you can take alternate classes. 

Visit Academic Planning to get started on your personalized Academic Plan, or schedule an appointment with the Advising Office.

Semester: Spring

Course Course Title Credits Area
GST 103 Data Acquisition and Management 2 Major Requirement
GST 104  Cartographic Design 2 Major Requirement
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