Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option


Program Mission


The mission of the Geomatics-Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Option, a Bachelor of Science degree program, is to provide students with fundamental knowledge and skills in the GIS discipline. The GIS Option prepares students to become certified GIS professionals. All students learn the professional responsibility of protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public, and become aware of global and cultural issues related to their discipline.


Program Education Objectives

Program educational objectives are statements that describe the expected accomplishments of graduates during the first few years after graduation--usually three to five years. These objectives are consistent with the mission of the program and the institution. The program educational objectives for the GIS Option are to:

  • Acquire the ability to obtain professional licensure and/or certifications in the geospatial industry.
  • Advance in the geospatial industry during their career by becoming involved in local, state, national, or international organizations.
  • Obtain industry positions requiring increased responsibility.
  • Assume responsibility for lifelong learning in professional and personal development.
  • Demonstrate readiness for graduate education and/or advanced technical education.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


The expected student learning outcomes for the GIS Option are:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and applied sciences.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to formulate or design a system, process or program to meet desired needs.
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify and solve applied science problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of solutions in a global and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice.

Summary of Program Student Learning Outcomes


During the 2016-17 academic year, the Geomatics faculty formally assessed the student learning outcomes summarized in the annual program assessment report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.


Program Curriculum Map


The curriculum map for the Geomatics program can be found on the catalog web page on the Oregon Tech website, www.oit.edu/catalog.


Annual Program Assessment Reports

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2017-18 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option Assessment ReportPDF437.02 KB Download
2016-17 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option Assessment ReportPDF466.04 KB Download
2015-16 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option Assessment ReportPDF315.63 KB Download
2014-15 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option ReportPDF540.68 KB Download
2013-14 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option ReportPDF526.95 KB Download
2012-13 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option ReportPDF332.55 KB Download
2011-12 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option ReportPDF316.00 KB Download
2010-11 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option ReportPDF251.29 KB Download
2009-10 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option ReportPDF61.75 KB Download
2008-09 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option ReportPDF335.83 KB Download
2007-08 Geomatics B.S. Geographic Information Systems Option ReportPDF119.20 KB Download

Mason Marker

Mason Marker, Assessment Coordinator

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