UT Dallas 2019 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

Geospatial Information Sciences (BS)

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)

Four-Year Degree Plan (Example)

This is an example only. Please see advisor to develop individual four-year plan.


Freshman Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
030 Core Course 3 030 Core Course 3
RHET 1302 Rhetoric2 3 050 Core Course 3
GOVT 2305 American National Government2 3 GOVT 2306 State and Local Government2 3
MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I2 5 3 EPPS 2302 Methods of Quantitative Analysis in the Social and Policy Sciences2 4 3
Elective Requirement 3 or EPPS 2303 Descriptive and Inferential Statistics for the Social and Policy Sciences2 4
EPPS 1110 Freshman Seminar1 1 COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication2 3
UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar1 0
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Sophomore Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
040 Core Course 3 Major Preparatory4 3
080 Core Course 3 Major Preparatory4 3
HIST 1301 U.S. History Survey to Civil War2 3 HIST 1302 United States History Survey from the Civil War2 3
EPPS 2301 Research Design in the Social and Policy Sciences2 3 Prescribed Upper Level Elective 3
Major Preparatory4 3 Elective Requirement 3
  15   15
Junior Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
GISC 2305 Spatial Thinking and Data Analytics 3 GISC 4325 Introduction to Remote Sensing 3
or GEOS 2305 Spatial Thinking and Data Analytics or GEOS 4325 Introduction to Remote Sensing
Elective Requirement 3 GISC 4382 Applied Geographic Information Systems 3
Concentration 3 Concentration 3
Concentration 3 Concentration 3
Prescribed Upper Level Elective 3 Prescribed Upper Level Elective 3
  15   15
Senior Year
Fall Semester SCH Spring Semester SCH
GEOG 3304 Principles of Geospatial Information Sciences 3 GISC 4386 Global Change and Its Challenges 3
or GEOS 3304 Principles of Geospatial Information Sciences Prescribed Upper Level Elective 3
or GISC 3304 Principles of Geospatial Information Sciences Elective Requirement 3
GEOG 4381 Spatial Data Science 3 Elective Requirement 2
or GISC 4381 Spatial Data Science Upper Level Elective 3
Concentration 3
Elective Requirement 3
Prescribed Upper Level Elective 3
  15   14
NOTES:
1 Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.
2 Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.
3 Alternative courses, as approved by the program head, may be used to satisfy this requirement.
4 Complete all of the following courses: (ENVR 2302 or GEOG or GEOS 2302) and GEOG 2303 and (GEOG 3377 or PA 3377).
5 Math 1314 is Prerequisite or the appropriate ALEKS Placement Score to enroll in Math 1325
Be sure to check prerequisites of Level 2 courses
120 semester credit hours required for graduation
This plan is a resource tool only; it does not replace your degree plan or academic advising.
Updated: 2019-08-09 13:15:25 v7.19a9f6