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Geographic Information Sciences Technology/GIS

Degrees and Programs

Geographic Information Sciences Technology Courses & Descriptions

GIST AAS Degree
The Geographic Information Science Technology (GIST) AAS degree addresses the technological areas of geography and other sciences that require geospatial technology.

GIS Certificate of Completion
SLCC now offers a 30 credit hour GIS Certificate of Completion as a way for students to enhance their existing degrees to be more competitive in the workforce. The core of the certificate has students complete four GIS-focused courses along with a GIS-based independent projects course. Students with existing degrees or seeking an AS or AAS from SLCC will only need to focus on the five GIS courses for the certificate.

Degree Definitions:
AA - Associate of Arts: Two-year transfer degree with general education and premajor coursework
AS - Associate of Science: Two-year transfer degree with general education and premajor coursework
APE - Associate of Pre-Engineering: Two-year transfer degree with general education and premajor coursework
AAS - Associate of Applied Science: Two-year degree leading to employment or continued study
CC - Certificate of Completion: One-year program leading to employment or continued study
CP - Certificate of Proficiency: Short-term (approximately one semester) program focused on specific skills

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