Geographic Information Systems - (M.S.) - Cartography & Remote Sensing

Geographic Information Systems - (M.S.) - Cartography & Remote Sensing

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
GEOG 501Research Methods3
GEOG 502Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)3
GEOG 503Cartography and Geographic Visualization3
GEOG 506Spatial Statistics3
GEOG 507Analysis and Modeling3
GEOG 641GIS for Urban Planning3
GEOG 642GIS for Disaster Management3
GEOG 643GIS for Environmental Sciences3
GEOG 699Internship in Geography3
Total Hours27
Cartography & Remote Sensing Cognate
GEOG 640Remote Sensing3
GEOG 650GIS Programming and Automation3
GEOG 660Advanced Topics in GIS and Remote Sensing3
Total Hours9

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Grades of C are not permitted in the Core area (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in the Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
GEOG 501 Research Methods 3
GEOG 502 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 3
GEOG 503 Cartography and Geographic Visualization 3
Second Semester
GEOG 506 Spatial Statistics 3
GEOG 507 Analysis and Modeling 3
GEOG 641 GIS for Urban Planning 3
Second Year
First Semester
GEOG 640 Remote Sensing 3
GEOG 642 GIS for Disaster Management 3
GEOG 643 GIS for Environmental Sciences 3
Second Semester
GEOG 650 GIS Programming and Automation 3
GEOG 660 Advanced Topics in GIS and Remote Sensing 3
GEOG 699 Internship in Geography 3
 Total Hours36
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