Geography - Geographical Information Science

Map of Toronto and suburbs in 1916

Program Summary

GIS and cartography skills are in great demand in a wide variety of job markets. Just as spatial data sources such as Google maps, OpenStreetMap and others, have become a part of everyday life for anyone with a computer or a smart phone, so too has the demand grown for GIS literate employees in a huge range of industries. Ability to understand, use, analyze, map and develop online systems for digital geographic data is quickly becoming a core set of skills needed for many professions including planning, marketing, government, policy analysis, and international development, among others. This program will provide a solid training in GIS methods and practical skills for UTSC students.

Program Details

Degree Offered: Honours Bachelor of Arts
Offered as Co-op: No
Program Options: Minor

Program Admissions

Admissions Category: Social Sciences & Humanities
Supplementary Application Form Required: No
Admission Prerequisites: English
Approximate Grade Requirements: Mid 70s (Non Co-op)
OUAC Application Code: TUD (Non Co-op)

Student Experience

Career Options: Program Tipsheet
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