Business Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Minor

This six course minor program in Business Geographic Information Systems (GIS) builds a sequence of statistical and computer courses, and provides students with the spatial analysis skills applied to business-oriented data and questions. It is designed for students in business programs (management, marketing, economics, and accounting) but may be taken by others. Course work focuses on developing expertise with GIS.

Required Courses: (3 courses, 9 credit hours)

GEO 325 Business GIS
GEO 425 GIS: Business Applications
ECO 251 Quantitative Business Analysis I or GEO 326 Geographical Analysis or MAT 121 Statistics I

Elective Courses: (3 courses, 9 credit hours)

Select in consultation with Minor Advisor, usually recommended from the following courses:

GEO 324 Introduction to GIS
GEO 424 GIS Applications
GEO 213 Social Sci GIS
GEO 214 Introduction to Planning
GEO 318 Economic Geography
GEO 328 Computer Graphics
GEO 331 Transportation Planning
GEO 338 Environmental App: GIS
GEO 401 Internet Mapping
GEO 427 Geodatabase Systems
MIS 300 Introduction to MIS
MIS 301 Introduction to Business Software
GEO 415 Internship (GIS related)
MKT 461 Internship (GIS related)
MGT 341 Production Operations
MGT 486 Internship (GIS related)

Advising sheets are available online . Paper copies can be found on the 5th floor of the College of Business and Public Management Building outside of room 505. Advising sheets are subject to change; majors should check with their advisor before registering for classes.

Learn More

For more information, contact Dr. Gary Coutu, Chair of the Geography & Planning Department

610-436-2343

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