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2012-2013 Gainesville State College Catalog 
2012-2013 Gainesville State College Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Applied Environmental Spatial Analysis (AESA) Environmental Studies Concentration (B.S.)

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The B.S. in Applied Environmental Spatial Analysis, Environmental Studies Track is a 120 semester hour program with particular applications relevant to the social sciences. A grade of C or better is required for all major courses (GISC and ENST) with an overall GPA of 2.0. Thirty semester hours are required in residence to include all GISC courses. For students with previous GIS coursework, credit for GISC courses is determined by placement testing.

 Entrance Requirements

  1. Complete all GSC general institutional admissions requirements.
  2. Declare a major in Applied Environmental Spatial Analysis.  Students who have completed 60 credit hours or more must complete all required 1000- and 2000-level science and mathematics courses prior to declaring the AESA major.

AESA Major Curriculum Continued

Program Completion Requirements

  1. Successful completion of all courses required in the degree program (minimum 120 semester credits), including the lower division associate degree requirements.
  2. Successful completion of a minimum of 42 general education credits according to the distribution established by the college (Areas A-E) for its Associate of Science degree program.
  3. Successful completion of at least 39 credits of upper division coursework in the major (3000 and 4000 level courses ).
  4. Grades of C or higher required for all major courses.
  5. Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) required for graduation.
  6. Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours at GSC which must include all GISC courses.
  7. For students with previous GIS course work, credit for GISC courses will be determined by placement testing.
  8. Students entering the AESA Environmental Science Program in Fall 2011 or later will be required to successfully complete a senior thesis.  A completed senior thesis will require approval by the thesis advisor and a second reader before it is sent to the IESA Executive Director for final approval.  Upon final approval by the IESA Executive Director and completion of all other graduation requirements, a student becomes eligible for graduation with the B.S. AESA degree.
  9. Meet all other college graduation policies.

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