PSM Course Outline

PSM Environmental Informatics Concentration  | 33 Hours


Student Requirements

Applicants that have baccalaureate degrees in a related field will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis and may be admitted to full standing upon completion of identified background courses.

Course Outline

Background Courses

  • GEOG 4510/5510 Theory of GIS I (3)
    (A student may take a pre-test to test out of the course or may gain approval through the program’s GIS faculty in the Department of Earth Sciences)
  • GEOG 4511/5511 Theory of GIS II (3)
    (A student may take a pre-test to test out of the course or may gain approval through the program’s GIS faculty in the Department of Earth Sciences at Tennessee Tech)

Major Field Core: 12 Hours

  • ACCT 6010 Accounting Information for Management Decisions* (3)
  • BMGT 6200 Organizational Leadership* (3)
  • MATH 6070 Applied Linear Statistical Methods I* (3)
  • 
MKT 6100 Strategic Marketing* (3)

Concentration: 18 Hours

  • ESS 6510 / Programming GIS* (3)
  • ESS 6910 / Internship* (3)
  • EVSS 6010 / Environmental Social Policy* (3
) 
  • GEOG 5410 / Remote Sensing* (3)
  • GEOG 5650 / Environmental Applications of GIS* (3)
  • MATH 6470 / Environmental Statistics* (3)

Electives: 3 Hours
Students may take one elective course in their area of professional interest (subject to Graduate Advisory Committee approval). 

  • AGBE 5210 / Agriculture and Biological Statistics (3)
  • CSC 6220 / Data Mining (3)
  • CSC 6300 / Web-based Database Systems* (3) / (4300/5300 prerequisite or consent)
  • DS 6550 / Data Resource Management* (3)
  • ECON 5200 / Environmental Economics** (3)
  • ESS 5300 / Environmental Management Systems (3)
  • ESS 6520 / GIS Project Development and Management** (3)
  • MATH 6080 / Applied Linear Statistical Methods II (3)
  • MATH 6170 / Experimental Design I (3)
  • MATH 6180 / Experimental Design II (3)
  • SOC 5920 / Data Analysis and Management (3)

Projected Course Offerings 2019-2022

*Offered online and on campus
**Not currently being offered

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