MGIS (GeoInt Option)

GEOSPATIAL INTELLIGENCE OPTION
MGIS students who choose to complete the Geospatial Intelligence Option may substitute the 15 credits that comprise the option for 15 credits of prescribed and elective courses (including GEOG 482 or GEOG 864, GEOG 483, and GEOG 484). This option is designed for current or aspiring practitioners in government agencies, businesses, and non-governmental organizations that rely on insights produced through skillful, knowledgeable, and conscientious analysis of diverse geo-referenced data to plan for emergencies, to coordinate responses to natural and human induced disasters, to enforce the law, and to plan and conduct military operations.

REQUIRED COURSES
GEOG 583 Geospatial System Analysis and Design 3
GEOG 586 Geographical Information Analysis 3
GEOG 871 Geospatial Technology Project Management 3


GEOSPATIAL INTELLIGENCE OPTION COURSES
GEOG 571 Intelligence Analysis, Cultural Geography, and Homeland Security 3
GEOG 882 Geographic Foundations of Geospatial Intelligence 3
GEOG 883 Remote Sensing Image Analysis and Applications 3
GEOG 884 Geographic Information Systems for the Geospatial Intelligence Professional 3
GEOG 885 Advanced Analytic Methods in Geospatial Intelligence 3
ELECTIVES 3-6

CULMINATING EXPERIENCE
GEOG 596 Individual Studies 6-9
Total Credits 36