Earth and Ocean Sciences

Geospatial Technologies

Minor in Geospatial Technologies

Requirements for a Minor in Geospatial Technologies (Catalogue link with course descriptions)

For additional information about the program or to enroll in the geospatial technologies minor, please contact program coordinator Dr. Eman Ghoneim (

Requirements for a Minor in Geospatial Technologies (Catalogue Year 21-22)

Requires a minimum of 21 credit hours including 9 hours of core courses and 12 hours of electives. At least 6 hours of electives must be in courses at the 300 level or above.

Required Core Courses:

Total: 9 credits

Additional Information:

If a student completes both GGY 215 and GGY 220GGY 215 will count toward the core requirements and GGY 220 will count as an elective.


At least 6 hours at 300-level or above selected from the following:

Total: 12 credits

Additional Information:

Other courses may be applied toward the minor at the discretion of the Geospatial Technologies minor coordinator or the Chair of the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Students must earn at least a “C” (2.00) average in courses counted toward the Geospatial Technologies minor. This minor is available for students majoring in any discipline including geography and geology. A maximum of 12 credit hours counted toward a student’s major may be applied toward completion of core or elective requirements in Geospatial Technologies.