Bachelor of General Studies Degree

Concentration in Geoscience Studies

The Bachelor of General Studies degree with an emphasis in Geography/GIS consists of 21 hours of courses in the field of geography/GIS.


GSCI 110 World Geography 3 hrs.
GSCI 321 United States Geography 3 hrs.
GSCI 103 Concepts of G.I.S. 1 hr.
GSCI GIS Foundations I* 3 hrs.
GSCI GIS Foundations II* 3 hrs.
GSCI Cartography Concepts* 3 hrs.
GSCI Remote Sensing Concepts* 3 hrs.
GSCI 340 Environmental Geology 3 hrs.

* Students may substitute GSCI 240 for GIS Foundations I, GSCI 360 for GIS Foundations II, GSCI 290 for Cartography Concepts and GSCI 474 for Remote Sensing Concepts. The Foundation and Concept Courses may not be substituted for the BS Geography / GIS degree program.

For more information about this program, please contact:
Dr. John Heinrichs --
Chair, Department of Geosciences
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601

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