Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing
The Department of Geography offers a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing. This certificate program is open to students concurrently enrolled in any of York University's undergraduate programs and to students who already hold a BA or BSc degree in geography or environmental science from York University. Learn the theory of GIS and RS and the practical ways these tools can be applied to learn more about our environment. Ideal for those interested in banking, hydro, environmental planning, mining or government.
Department of Geography
The Department of Geography offers a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing. This certificate program is open to students concurrently enrolled in any of York University's undergraduate programs and to former students who have already completed a BA or BSc at York.
Graduating with a certificate: except where otherwise stated, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.00 is required to satisfy certificate requirements. Students must also submit application to graduate from a certificate program. Applications should be obtained from and filed with the unit administering the certificate program. Transcript notation that the requirements for a certificate have been completed will be made once the Registrar’s Office has received notice from the unit administering the program. Certificates will not be conferred until candidates have successfully completed an undergraduate degree program if they are simultaneously enrolled in a degree and a certificate program. The Faculty does not award certificates retroactively. Refer to the Academic Standards section for details of the undergraduate certificate minimum standards.
In order to be awarded the Certificate in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing, students must achieve and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 6.00 (B) on the York University courses required for the GIS Certificate, and achieve an overall cumulative grade point average of 5.00 (C+) in all courses.
Note: students who have been exempted from the 1000-level requirement may substitute six additional credits which must be approved by the Department of Geography.