Mapping/Cartography - Career Pathway Certificate of Completion (CPCC)

Description

The Mapping/Cartography Career Pathway Certificate of Completion is designed for students who hold degrees in other areas or are already in the workforce and are looking to enhance their skills related to the basic use and production of maps focusing on field techniques and use of basic geographic information systems.

While this program has no formal entrance requirement, individual courses may have prerequisites which must be met prior to enrollment.

Additional Program Costs (Beyond Standard Tuition/Fees and Textbooks)

Material Costs

  • Students are expected to provide their own appropriate field clothing and tools. 

Course Requirements

Course Title Credits
Core Courses
FOR 230AMap, Compass and GPS3
FOR 230BForest Surveying3
GEOG 211Cartography4
GEOG 265Geographic Information Systems4
Total Credits14

Advising Notes

It will take two quarters to complete this career pathway certificate.

Performance Standards

  • Academic Requirements:
    • Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA to earn a COCC certificate or degree.
    • All courses in the program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Sample Plan

Sample Plan Grid
First TermCredits
FOR 230AMap, Compass and GPS3
GEOG 211Cartography4
 Credits7
Second Term
FOR 230BForest Surveying3
GEOG 265Geographic Information Systems4
 Credits7
 Total Credits14

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