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Geographic Information Science and Geographical Computation

GIS&GC is a program administered through the Department of Geography.

Students interested in Environment and Sustainability or Human Geography should refer to Geography.

Minor in Geographic Information Science and Geographical Computation (GIS&GC)

The minor consists of 30 credits, of which 18 credits must be at the 300-level or above.

Lower-level Requirements

12 credits, consisting of:

  • CPSC 103 or CPSC 110
  • 3 credits from GEOB 102, 103, GEOG 121, 122
  • GEOB 270
  • 3 credits from GEOB 200, 206, 207, GEOG 211, 220, 250, 290

Upper-level Requirements

18 GEOG or GEOB credits, consisting of:

  • GEOB 370
  • GEOB 372
  • GEOG 374*
  • 9 credits from GEOB 373, 407, 472, 479, GEOG 314, 450

*With permission of departmental advisor, students may substitute GEOG 374 with similar courses listed under the Science Credit Exclusion List. Non GEOG or GEOB courses do not count towards the minimum 18 upper level GEOG or GEOB credit requirement. An additional 3 GEOG or GEOB credits would be required under these circumstances.

Some of these courses may have prerequisites; students should consult Departmental requirements before registering.

Interested students should Geography Academic Advising for more information at or 604.822.2020.

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