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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geographic Information Science Minor

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Professors: Jeffrey Myers, Stephen Taylor, Jeffrey Templeton
Assistant professor: David Szpakowski


The Earth Science program provides a liberal arts education in geoscience with an emphasis on scientific methods, problem solving and interdisciplinary science education. A key objective of the program is to prepare undergraduates for careers as professional geoscientists and educators. The program also promotes the development of an informed citizenry for wise decision-making on issues related to natural resources, environmental quality and sustainability in Oregon and beyond.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological processes operating in the Earth system.
  2. Apply technology-based methods to solve geologic problems and communicate results.
  3. Conduct scientific investigations in laboratory and field settings.

Total Credits: 24


In addition to the minor, the Geographic Information Science curriculum may also be completed as a professional development certificate program.

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