Business Courses

A total of 19 credits are required in the business curriculum. Six courses are required - all but one of the courses are for 3 credits each.

Science Courses

The GIS Track consists of 3 required GIS courses, 1 application course, and 4 electives. Additional electives may be added to complement the core.

Core (Required) Courses

  • 34:970:591 Introduction to GIS for Planning and Policy (3cr) or 16:550:545 Introduction to Geomatics (GIS) (3cr)
  • 34:970:592 Topics in Geographic Information Science (3cr)
  • 16:450:615 Advanced Remote Sensing (3cr)

Application Course

Please choose a course from:

Database Systems/Mobile App or Environmental/Sustainability


If you need help choosing elective courses, please speak with an advisor.

Degree Requirements

In addition to 19 credits of business courses and 24 credits of science courses, all MBS concentrations require additional degree requirements. See here for the full list of degree requirements.

If you have questions about the program curriculum, please contact the concentration coordinator(s) or request an appointment with an advisor.