Technical Diploma in Coastal Studies and GIS Technology

The second level of this program adds coursework in coastal science and regulation that is important to understanding the permitting process in this sector. Additionally, a block of approved electives allows students to choose training in both technical and construction skills

General Education Requirements

Choose 3

COURSE RUBIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
BIOL 1100 and BIOL 1110 Biology I and Biology I Lab 4
HIST 1042 or HIST 2100 History of Oil or Louisiana History 3
MATH 2000 Statistics 3
GEOG 1200 Physical Geography 3
Subtotal 9 or 10

Major Course

Must earn a grade of “C” or better in each.  At least twelve (12) credit hours must be earned in residence.

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
BUSN 1150 Survey of Microcomputer Applications 3
BIOL 2200 Louisiana Wetland Ecology 3
ENVN 2210 Environmental Science 3
ENVN 1030 Environmental Law 3
CSTL 1013 Coastal Science 3
CSTL 1114 Computer Graphs and Maps 4
CSTL 1123 Fundamentals of Mapping and GIS 3
CSTL 2133 Remote Sensing 3
CSTL 2143 GIS Theories and Concepts 3
Subtotal 28

Approved Electives

COURSE RUBRIC DESCRIPTION CREDIT
Electives Select from the following: CNST, ELEC, HVAC, INDT, WELD, DRFT, CADD, CSTL, ENVN, MATH, COOP. 8

Subtotal

8

TOTAL HOURS

61