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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography

413 McGilvrey Hall
Tel: 330-672-2045
Fax: 330-672-4304

The Geographic Information Science minor offers students a foundation in this expanding field and will be of interest to students studying anthropology, biology, conservation, computer sciences and justice studies, to name just a few.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  CS 10061 Introduction to Computer Programming 3
  GEOG 29160 Mapping Our World 3
    49070 Geographic Information Science 4
    49076 Spatial Programming 3
    49080 Advanced Geographic Information Science 3
    49230 Remote Sensing 3
 KBS MATH 11009 Modeling Algebra 4


Appropriate specialized offerings may be substituted above as available with the approval of the coordinator.

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.

Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.