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Degrees in Geotechnology

ISU’s comprehensive geotechnologies programs address the significant demand for trained experts in geospatial science and technology.  

Bachelor of Science in Earth and Environmental Systems, Geospatial Systems Track

Upper division geotechnologies courses in Geosciences and History, with supporting courses in Mathematics and social sciences. 

Please contact undergraduate advisor Ben Crosby about this degree.
B.S. EES Geospatial systems track required courses

Minor in Geotechnologies 

This minor is intended for those who are majoring in any undergraduate university degree program at ISU. The minor provides training in the core geotechnologies: GIS, remote sensing, and GPS, plus electives in computational geography, information technology, cartography, and other related areas. 


To receive a minor in Geotechnology, you must be in good standing and enrolled in an academic undergraduate program at ISU.  Enroll in Principles of GIS (GEOL 4403) as soon as possible and contact Geotechnology Program Coordinator Carrie Bottenberg.


The undergraduate minor in Geotechnologies requires the core courses plus 5 elective courses, to equal a total of 19 credits. Nine (9) credits may be shared between the geotechnologies minor and your major degree program.

Minor in Geotechnology required courses


Major Academic Plans (MAP) is a 4 year example degree plan for each Earth and Environmental degree shown above.