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Geomatics

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
(Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
B349 Loeb Bldg.
613-520-2561
carleton.ca/geography

This section presents the requirements for:

Graduation Requirements

In addition to the requirements listed below, students must satisfy:

  1. the University regulations, including the process of Academic Performance Evaluation (see the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar),
  2. for B.A. programs, the common regulations applying to all B.A. students including those relating to First-Year Seminars and Breadth Requirements (see Academic Regulations and Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree),
  3. for B.Sc. programs the common regulations applying to all B.Sc. students including those relating to Science Continuation and Breadth Requirements (see Academic Regulations and Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree).

Students should consult the Department when planning their program and selecting courses.

Course Categories for B.Sc. Geography with Concentration in Geomatics

Geography Science Electives
GEOG 1010, GEOG 2006, GEOG 2013, GEOG 2014, GEOG 3000, GEOG 3003, GEOG 3010, GEOG 3102, GEOG 3103, GEOG 3104, GEOG 3105, GEOG 3108, GEOG 4000, GEOG 4004, GEOG 4005, GEOG 4013, GEOG 4017, GEOG 4101, GEOG 4103, GEOG 4104, GEOG 4108, GEOG 4406, GEOG 4408
Geomatics Science Electives
GEOM 2004, GEOM 2007, GEOM 3002, GEOM 3005, GEOM 3007, GEOM 4003, GEOM 4007, GEOM 4008, GEOM 4009, GEOM 4406, GEOM 4408
Science Continuation
See Academic Regulations and Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree for a list of courses in this category.
Experimental Science Electives
See Academic Regulations and Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree for a list of courses in this category.
Approved Arts or Social Sciences Electives
See Academic Regulations and Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree for a list of courses in this category.
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Program Requirements

Geomatics
B.A. Honours (20.0 credits)

  1. Credits Included in the Major CGPA (10.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit in GEOG 1010 and GEOG 1020, or GEOG 1001;
  2. 1.5 credits in GEOM 2004, GEOG 2006 or STAT 2507, GEOM 2007;
  3. 2.5 credits in (GEOG 3000 or GEOG 3010), GEOM 3002, GEOG 3003, GEOM 3005, GEOM 3007;
  4. 2.0 credits in GEOM 4003, GEOM 4007, GEOM 4008, GEOM 4009;
  5. 0.5 credit in GEOM 4406 or GEOM 4408 (with placement in a Geomatics-related setting);
  6. 1.5 credit in GEOG at the 2000-level or higher;
  7. 1.0 credit in GEOM 4904 [1.0] or GEOM 4909 [1.0]. The project must have an emphasis on the nature and/or use of geomatics;
  1. Credits not included in the Major CGPA (10. credits)
  1. 8.0 credits in electives not in Geography;
  2. 2.0 credits in free electives.
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Geography with Concentration in Geomatics
B.Sc. Honours (20.0 credits)

  1. Credits included in the Major CGPA (9.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit in GEOG 2013, ERTH 1006;
  2. 1.5 credits in GEOM 2004, GEOG 2006 or STAT 2507, GEOM 2007;
  3. 2.0 credits in GEOM 3002, GEOG 3003, GEOM 3005, GEOM 3007;
  4. 2.0 credits in GEOM 4003, GEOM 4007, GEOM 4008, GEOM 4009;
  5. 0.5 credit in Geography Science Electives at the 4000-level;
  6. 1.0 credits in Geography Science Electives;
  7. 1.0 credit in GEOM 4906 [1.0]. The project must have an emphasis on the nature and/or use of geomatics;
  1. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (11.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit in Experimental Science Electives;
  2. 2.0 approved credits in Computer Science;
  3. 2.0 credits in Science Continuation, not in GEOG or GEOM;
  4. 1.0 credit in Science Faculty Electives;
  5. 0.5 credit in NSCI 1000 or Approved Arts or Social Sciences;
  6. 1.0 credit in Approved Arts or Social Sciences, not in Geography;
  7. 0.5 credit in Approved Arts or Social Sciences;
  8. 3.0 credits in free electives.

Minor in Geomatics

Open to undergraduate Honours students with a CGPA of 6.5 or better.

Requirements (4.0 credits):
  1. 1.5 credit in GEOM 2004, GEOM 2007, GEOM  3005;
  2. 0.5 credit from GEOG 2006 or STAT 2507;
  3. 2.0 credits from GEOM 3002, GEOM 3007, GEOM 4003, GEOM 4007, GEOM 4008 or GEOM 4009;
  4. The remaining requirements of the major discipline(s) and degree must be satisfied.

Note: familiarity with computers is assumed. Students with little computer experience may wish to take one of the following courses as part of their program of study: BUSI 1402, COMP 1001 or COMP 1004.

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