Certificate in Location Analysis

The Location Analysis Certificate provides the recipient with a focused background to work as location analysis in the public and private sectors. Such persons analyze spatial data to identify and optimize locations for business and public activities. A formal certificate issued by the Texas State’s College of Liberal Arts and a statement on the recipient’s Texas State transcript recognize successful completion of the program.

Applicants to the Location Analysis Certificate program are required to be a Texas State University Undergraduate degree seeking or post-baccalaureate student in good standing.

The certificate in Location Analysis requires 16-17 semester credit hours. Students must complete the following courses with no grade less than a “C” and an overall average for the five classes of at least a 2.5.

GEO 2426Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems4
GEO 3310Urban Geography3
GEO 3323Location Analysis3
Select two of the following:6-7
Economic Geography
World Population
Maps and Mapmaking
Advanced GIS
Total Hours16-17