The Geospatial Technology program prepares the student with a cross-disciplinary education that promotes the development of computer science and geospatial technology competencies through conceptual, experiential and technology-based learning. The student utilizes leading-edge software and hardware tools to address current and industry-driven geospatial needs. The program addresses not only the hardware and software tools, but also application development and database skills. The student develops the blended set of geospatial technology, application development and spatial database capabilities that are in highest demand. Industry partnerships for corporate faculty, substantive internships, and project-based use of resources are a core component of this program and a leading factor in preparing graduates for seamless integration into the workforce.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Geospatial Technology program are able to:
- Determine and apply appropriate geographic positioning and data development technologies to college and accurately aggregate georeferenced observations, events and features;
- Select and apply the analytical functions of geospatial software tools to support the geographic inquiry process and improve decision support;
- Design and develop geospatial software applications and databases for processing, analyzing automating tasks or adding value to geospatial data; and,
- Demonstrate professionalism within the geospatial technology industry through application of legal and ethical decision making, proactive engagement within the professional community and appropriate professional conduct.
ProgramsBachelor of Science