GIST Track

Information about the Geographic Information Science and Technology track

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The online Master of Geoscience with an emphasis on GIST from Texas A&M University offers you the skills and knowledge to delve into exciting and evolving areas of Geographic Information Science and Technology with applications specifically to the Oil and Gas Industry. With the increasing demand for GIST expertise, graduates are also in the position to drive innovation and apply modern technologies to careers in nonprofit, government, or business sectors.

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The online Master of Geoscience is a 36 credit, non-thesis program that follows a structured degree plan. Students enroll in 10 courses, followed by a semester-long capstone experience. More information may be found in the Graduate Catalog.

GEOG 651 Remote Sensing for Geographical Analysis 3 credit hours
GEOG 659 GeoDatabases 3 credit hours
GEOG 660 Applications in GIS 3 credit hours
GEOG 663 GIS in Petroleum 3 credit hours
GEOP 635 Methods of Geophysical Exploration 3 credit hours
GEOL 617 Petroleum Industry 3 credit hours
GEOG 662 GIS in Land Management 3 credit hours
GEOG 665 GIS-Based Spatial Analysis and Modeling 3 credit hours
GEOG 676 GIS Programming 3 credit hours
GEOG 678 Web GIS 3 credit hours
GEOS 676 Capstone Experience 6 credit hours