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GEO – Geography Outcomes

AAS - Geomatics AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Collect, analyze and interpret geospatial data using knowledge of geospatial technologies, tools, and industry standard software.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Apply effective written, oral and graphic communication skills to both technical and nontechnical environments.
  • Communication
Implement project, teamwork, and time management skills that foster an environment of inclusion.
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Apply professional codes of ethics to data collection and representation.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Professional Competence

ACERT - Geographic Info Systems (GIS) Less Than One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Communicate geographic information, verbally and graphically, to a variety of audiences using geographic tools and technologies.
  • Communication
Analyze critically geographic problems and questions.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Collect, create, analyze, and document geographic information for various applications and disciplines.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Use geographic concepts and GIS technologies to input, store, query, and retrieve spacial and attribute data.
  • Professional Competence

ACERT - Geospatial UAS Specialist Less Than One-Year Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Prepare to obtain a Remote Pilot Certification using an understanding of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations/requirements.
  • Professional Competence
Safely execute UAS flights using an understanding of the components, equipment, and technology related to UAS.
  • Professional Competence
Collect, analyze, and interpret geospatial data collected during UAS flights using industry standard software and hardware.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence