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Guided Pathways

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) AS (S0851)

Program: S0851
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
GEOG 9 Geospatial Concepts 3.0
GEOG 10 Introduction to GIS 3.0
GEOG 14 Spatial Analysis 3.0
Total:   13.0
All major courses are fully online (asynchronous) GEOG 10:1st 8 weeks, GEOG 14: 2nd 8 weeks Questions? Contact Dafna Golden: dgolden@mtsac.edu
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
GEOG 12 Cartography 2.0
Total:   2.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
A/AS MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 3.0
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
GEOG 13 Geospatial Data Acquisition 3.0
GEOG 15 Raster Methods 3.0
Total:   13.0
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
GEOG 16 GIS Capstone Portfolio 3.0
Total:   3.0
Geographic Info. Systems Certificate (N0850) Submit petition: inside.mtsac.edu, Student Tab #45
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
A/AS AMIST AA/AS GE D1 Hist & Poli Sc Cr 3.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
Total:   12.5
AA/AS BEHAV GE Recommendation: GEOG 2, 5, 8, 30 AA/AS Science GE Recommendation: GEOG 1
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
A/AS SELF AA/AS E LifelongUnderst Course 3.0
A/AS HUM AA/AS GE C2 Humanities Course 3.0
Total:   6.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
Total:   12.0
Electives for a total: 60 degree applicable units Geographic Info. Systems AS (S0851) Submit petition: inside.mtsac.edu, Student Tab #45
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/   

61.5
Total number of Units
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Per Unit
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