Aug 10, 2020  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Geographical Information Science (GIS) Certificate


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The certificate in Geographical Information Science (GIS) provides students with knowledge and experience to work in the field of GIS both in the public and private sectors.  The combination of courses focuses on the acquisition, storing, visualization, modeling, and analysis of information on spatial phenomena with some emphasis on geospatial applications.

Students seeking this certificate must have an undergraduate degree and hold graduate or post baccalaureate status at the University of Houston.  With permission of the department chair, qualified undergraduates will be allowed to participate in the certificate program.  Students must fulfill the prerequisite requirements for all courses required.

Requirements

The GIS Certificate requires five courses, a total of 15 credit hours, from the following courses:

Section A Core Courses: Total of 9 Credit Hours


Admission Requirements


Students seeking this certificate must have an undergraduate degree in science or engineering and have graduate or post baccalaureate status at the University of Houston.  Well qualified candidates in other field may be approved by GIS advisor.

New students need to apply www.applytexas.org.  An official transcript is required showing the degree earned from your former institution(s).  If you cannot obtain this transcript, a certifying letter from the Registrar’s Office indicating graduation date (not anticipated date) may be used.  The letter must show the school seal and signature of the Registrar.  Letters from other departments other than the Registrar will not be considered.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Shuhab D. Khan, Professor
Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
University of Houston
713-743-5404
http://www.uh.edu/~sdkhan

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