Geographic and Land Information Systems
The Geographic and Land Information Systems (GIS/LIS) Associate Degree Program is designed to prepare graduates to enter the job market as GIS/LIS technicians for business and industry. Emphasis of the curriculum is on understanding digital geographic data, hands-on software use in solving geographic problems and graphic communications techniques. This program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
- Article on GIS Field and Job Opportunities
- Geographic and Land Information Systems Information Sheet
Industry Advisory Committee: A dedicated group of industry professionals serve as advisors to the Surveying and Mapping and GIS/LIS programs. The Advisory Committee meets at least once annually to suggest and review changes to the curriculum and to discuss other important developments with the programs. For further information, or to inquire about joining the Advisory Committee, call 330-972-7059.