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Geography - Geographic Information Science, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New Britain, CT, United States
To provide a holistic, liberal education that integrates the study of human activity and the natural environment, the geography major at CCSU offers five specializations: environmental, geographic information science (GIS), tourism, general/regional, and planning, plus subject concentration for Elementary Education certification and Secondary Education Certification in Social Studies. 

Overview

A secondary goal is to enable students to pursue a graduate degree in geography or seek employment in geography-related fields. Students on the GIS track will explore GIS basics and applications across a variety of industries, elementary cartography, remote sensing, and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Geography
  • World Regional Geography
  • Introduction to Geography Information Science
  • Introduction to Remote Sensing
  • Elementary Cartography
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Internship in Geography
  • Field Methods in Geography
  • GIS Applications in Crime Mapping
  • GIS Applications in Public Health
  • GIS Applications in Resource Assessment
  • Advanced Remote Sensing
  • GIS Applications in Urban Planning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Non-refundable $50.00 application fee. Fee waivers are also acceptable. See your school guidance counselor for information.
  • Official high school transcript
  • High school class rank 
  • SAT I or ACT scores (SAT essay not required) (scores may be sent either by the high school or The College Board) 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Applicants must be graduates of accredited high or preparatory school or hold an equivalency diploma.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11542 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5288 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Britain

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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