GIS @ Mt A ? Yes!
GIS is computing technology for understanding spatial patterns. It involves map making, but it's also more than maps! It's a way to understand how phenomenon happen in space and time.
According to P&S Market Research, the global GIS market is expected to grow at 11% from 2015-2020. Mount Allison graduates who study GIS are well placed to be part of this industry's growth.
We're aware more than ever that many of our most pressing issues, such as climate change, habitat alteration, and resource over-exploitation, are global in scope and require the big-picture view a GIS can provide.
Who Uses GIS?
What GIS Courses Does Mt.A Offer?
The two core MtA GIS courses are:
What Are the Courses Like?
What Do I Need to Complete a Mount Allison GIS Minor?
You can complete a multi-disciplinary GIS Minor by choosing from amongst the following additional courses in Computer Science and Geography and Environment: