Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Technology for Geodesign

College

  • East Falls Campus
  • College of Architecture & the Built Environment

Degree Earned

  • Certificate

Program Type

  • On Campus

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The twelve-credit Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Technology for Geodesign will prepare students to assume leadership technology roles in the use of 3D parametric modeling and advanced GIS applied to the allied design professions including Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Planning and Engineering. The mission of the Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Technology for Geodesign is to enable students with a broad range of practice-oriented proficiencies in these cutting-edge technologies for design.

The following are Core (required) and remaining (elective) courses for the Certificate, although course substitutions are possible at the discretion of the Program Director. The Certificate in Geospatial Technology for Geodesign requires the completion of a total of 12 credits (4 courses):

Core Courses for the Certificate (required courses):

  • GEOD-610      Introduction to GIS * - 3 CR
  • GEOD-600      3D Modeling for Geodesign - 3 CR
  • GEOD-616      Information Modeling - 3 CR

Choose remaining course(s) from the following:

  • GEOD-615      Advanced GIS for Landscape Analysis - 3 CR
  • GEOD-617      Advanced GIS for Urban Planning and Development - 3 CR
  • GEOD-625      Internet GIS Tech for Design and Development - 3 CR

* Note – for students with prior GIS experience, this Intro GIS course may be waived at the discretion of the Program Director and another course substituted.