College of Letters & Sciences

Geography, Geology & Environmental Science

Contact Information

Margo Kleinfeld
Department Chair & Associate Professor
Phone: 262-472-1087
Location: Upham Hall 120A
John Frye
Master Adviser & Associate Professor
Phone: 262-472-5270
Location: Upham Hall 116
Patricia Filipiak
Academic Dept Associate
Phone: 262-472-1071
Location: Upham Hall 120

GIS Certificate: Info and Application

The GIS Certificate is a professional certification for students looking for a complete and well-rounded set of GIS skills. The Certificate is recommended for any student who is interested in having GIS as part of their resume and future work. The certificate can be completed by any student regardless of their major. The certificate has 15 units of required courses:

  • Two core courses (6 units): GIS I and II
  • Choice of two techniques courses (6 units): Remote Sensing, Economic Geography, or Cartography
  • One advanced GIS course (3 units): see checklist for options
  • Instructions to declare a GIS Certificate