Why Study Location Intelligence (GIS)?
The cutting-edge skills taught in Location Intelligence (GIS) are in demand among today’s employers. By combining aspects of natural and technical sciences, along with business principles and the latest in spatial technology, Location Intelligence prepares students for an array of careers.
The curriculum provides a liberal arts foundation, as well as mastery of geospatial technologies via cutting-edge courses:
- The Art and Science of Map Design
- Learning to Apply GIS Software
- Development of Web Apps
- Introduction to Remote Sensing Technologies
Students learn to utilize geographic information systems (GIS) in solving spatial problems, while also developing business and communication skills:
- Ethical decision-making
- Communication and writing
- Quantitative methods
- Computer applications
Careers in Location Intelligence
Graduates who major in Location Intelligence will be able to apply their new skills to a wide variety of careers:
- Urban Planning
- Financial Services