GIS & spatial data workstations, loaded with the most recent ESRI ARCGIS software are available in the Dimensions Lab on the first floor of Holland Library. For policies about this resource, please read GIS Services.
GIS courses are offered in many WSU departments; check the University Catalog. The Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences offers SOIL SCI 368 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: 3 credits of [B], [BSCI], [P], or [PSCI] GER or UCORE categories. Introduction to geographic information systems applied to landscape data; geographic coordinate systems and projections, make maps and use geodatabases. Typically offered Fall.
The GIS Certificate is designed to serve students and professionals who are not able to complete the B.S. or M.S. degree, but who want a basic understanding of techniques and application potential of GIS.