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Environmental Remote Sensing Undergraduate Certificate

The environmental remote sensing certificate provides cutting-edge skills in remote sensing science, digital image processing, and big data visualization. Emphasis is placed on applications of remote sensing technology in environmental planning, sustainable development, climate change adaptation, urban resiliency planning, and natural resource management.

Face To Face 12 Allendale
Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Technology Undergraduate Certificate

The geographic information science (GIS) and technology certificate allows you to map, model, query, and analyze large quantities of data according to location. This technology benefits organizations in almost every industry. There is growing interest in the economic, environmental, and strategic planning value of GIS.

Face To Face 13 Allendale
Geography, B.A., B.S.

Geographers are leaders in exciting new research on all types of land use and the environment, including climate change, urban planning, and local and global environmental changes. The program offers students 21st century skillsets for helping to solve complex environmental, economic, and social problems such as food and water security, sustainable economic growth and transportation, environmental justice, and climate change adaptations.

Face To Face 120 Allendale
Geospatial Technology Minor

The geospatial technology program is an interdisciplinary applied minor offering expertise in geographic information science (GIS), digital image processing (remote sensing), and computer cartography. There is an emphasis on environmental, business, urban planning, and community development applications.

Face To Face 21-23 Allendale
Latin American and Latino/a Studies Minor

Knowledge of Latin America and its people, including those in the U.S., is an essential part of a liberal education today. Latino/as now constitute the most populous ethnic group in the country. U.S. economic, political, and cultural relations with our Latin American neighbors from Mexico and the Caribbean to Central and South America continue to grow in importance.

Face To Face 21 Allendale
Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning Minor

Sustainable urban and regional planning is for those seeking to improve communities and understand/analyze local issues.

Face To Face 24 Allendale
Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning Undergraduate Certificate

Offered through Geography and Sustainable Planning, with this certificate students learn the best practices, strategies and techniques required for urban and regional development, smart and green infrastructure, and integration of social, environmental, and economic priorities in planning. Anyone admitted to GVSU as a degree-seeking student may complete this certificate.

Face To Face 12 Allendale