Mar 04, 2021  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog

Geographic Information Science AS: Full-time

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Plan of Study 2020-2021

The following is a plan of requirements to complete this Associate of Science degree in 2 years. Each student’s experience will vary slightly, as this plan does not include transfer work, Advanced Placement (AP), or other institutions’ concurrent enrollment credits. Math and English placement will be based on the student’s appropriate placement scores. If developmental courses are required, they should be taken in the student’s first semester.

NOTE: This plan assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with the Academic Program Advisor and consult DegreeWorks for specific degree requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester (15 credits)   Spring Semester (16 credits)
Quantitative Studies (QS) - 3 credits     Quantitative Literacy (QL) - 3 credits    
ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing (EN) Intro to Writing (EN)  -  3 credits     ENGL 2100 Technical Writing (EN) Technical Writing (EN)  -  3 credits  or  
GEOG 1000 Physical Geography (PS) Physical Geography (PS)  -  3 credits         ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing (EN)  -  3 credits    
GEOG 1800 Mapping Our Changing World (CM)  -  3 credits     GEOG 1300 Regional Geography (IG)  -  3 credits    
American Institutions (AI) - 3 credits     GEOG 1780 Remote Sensing of Earth (PS)  -  3 credits   
    Lifelong Wellness (LW) - 1 credit    
    Communication (CM) - 3 credits    
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC   ► Progress Check: Meet with Academic Program Advisor  

Second Year

Fall Semester (17 credits)   Spring Semester (15 credits)
GEOG 2100 Cartographic Principles  -  4 credits     GEOG 1400 Human Geography (IG)  -  3 credits   
GEOG 2500 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems  -  4 credits    Elective - 3 credits   
Elective - 3 credits     Fine Arts (FA) - 3 credits    
Humanities (HU) - 3 credits     Life Science (LS) - 3 credits    
International & Global (IG) - 3 credits     Social Science (SS) - 3 credits    
► Progress Check: Apply for Graduation      

Advising Notes

It is recommended that students transferring to the University of Utah’s Geography Department take GEOG 1180 .

Students who use the core program courses for general education requirements will need to take extra courses from the approved program electives. Students are advised to consider taking elective courses in GIS or Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (also known as drones) to complete a certificate of proficiency to complement their AS degree.