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Natural Resource Management: Geographic Information Systems Certificates



Student using skills earned at CMC with their Natural Resource Management: Geographic Information Systems Certificate.

These certificates prepare students and working professionals with the knowledge to collect, manipulate, and analyze geospatial data. The GIS Certificate offers a basic foundation and competency in GIS providing familiarity with ArcGIS and global positioning systems (GPS). Students will complete a GIS project in areas of student interest or working professional's agency needs. Students will work with real-world data sets to encompass the analytical and problem solving skills needed to predict the consequences of environmental and sustainability decisions. The GIS certificate will familiarize students with the methodology, terminology, and understanding of the geospatial realm and provide GIS proficiency to be competitive in the work force. The Advanced GIS Certificate will build on the foundation established by the GIS Certificate. Additional courses for the Advanced GIS Certificate include more advanced analytical tools, development of skills in spatial problem solving, cartographic principles and practices for designing maps, and integration of digital imagery into basic GIS applications. Whether you have taken introductory GIS courses, or have never worked with GIS, these certificates will provide a solid foundation to grow and challenge your GIS skill sets.

Graduates of these programs will receive a Geographic Information Systems Certificate of Occupational Proficiency and/or an Advanced Geographic Information Systems Certificate of Occupational Proficiency.

These Geographic Information System Certificates are offered at Timberline Campus - Leadville. These certificate programs are not eligible for federal student aid funds.

 

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Geographic Information Systems Certificate


Minimum Hours Required


Minimum Credit Hours Required (8)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (195)

Advanced Geographic Information Systems Certificate


Advised Electives


(Choose 6 credits from these courses)

Minimum Hours Required


Minimum Credit Hours Required (18)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (390-420)

Note:


◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course

✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Note:  Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via distance learning (IVS, hybrid, or online).

For more information see Degree & Certificate Descriptions & Requirements  .