Gain marketable skills in geography and geographic information science (GIS) in this online minor from the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. The geography curriculum provides synergy with other fields that naturally incorporate geographic concepts.

Six of the course options in this minor could be applied toward the 18 credit hours required for the Certificate of Proficiency in Geospatial Technologies.

Required Courses


Plus three courses (9 hours) from the following:

  • GEOS 3333 - Oceanography
  • GEOS 3543 - Geospatial Applications and Information Science
  • GEOS 3013 - Foundations of Geospatial Data Analysis
  • GEOS 3103 - Geospatial Technologies Computational Toolkit
  • GEOS 3553 - Spatial Analysis Using ArcGIS
  • GEOS 3563 - Geospatial Data Mining
  • GEOS 3593 - Introduction to Geodatabases
  • GEOS 3733 - Geospatial Data Science in Public Health
  • GEOS 4043 - Geography of the Middle East

For students in the online BA in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program or U of A degree-seeking students:

In order to add this minor, students must consult their advisers for their academic majors.