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2024-2025 NOVA Catalog 
    
2024-2025 NOVA Catalog

Social Sciences: Geospatial Specialization, A.S.

Location(s): LO


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CIP Code: 45.0101

NOVA Code: 8825

Purpose: This program is designed to prepare students to transfer into baccalaureate programs in the geospatial or social sciences at a four-year institution. Students will learn theory about geospatial systems and how they are used.

Transfer Information: Since four-year colleges can vary their course and GPA requirements, please consult a counselor or academic advisor regarding specific requirements and course selection.

Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent: 4 units of English; 3 units of mathematics (Algebra I-II and geometry); 1 unit of laboratory science; and 1 unit of social studies.

Two Years


Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Social Sciences with a Specialization in Geospatial: 62-63 credits


Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

1 Students who plan to take MTH 245  should take MTH 154  or MTH 161  first. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 155  and MTH 245 , or for both MTH 261  and MTH 263 , or for both MTH 262  and MTH 264 . Students should consult with an advisor to ensure mathematics courses meet their intended transfer institution requirement.

2 See physical and life science courses listed under General Education Electives .

3 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives . Students must choose courses from two of the three areas listed. Credit will not be applied if student takes two courses from the same area.

4 Select from the following: CST 100 , CST 126 , or CST 229 .

Select any HIS course listed under social/behavioral science in General Education Electives .

6 Please consult with your advisor before selecting any 200 level literature.

See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives 

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