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The BS degree in geographic information science focuses on the computational dimension of geographic information system technology. Students in the program will learn:
These essential programming skills combined with GIS knowledge will form the basis for designing and implementing GIS software.
Geographic Information Science (BS)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Career opportunities are found in private and public sectors in the GIS and computer science worlds. In the private sector, students may find employment with top software development companies. Job activities range from designing desktop systems and implementing Web and mobile applications to developing workflow systems. Public sector job activities, such as with local or national governmental agencies, involve customizing desktop and project management systems as well as spatial models and systems, including both Web and mobile applications.