Students should master basic theories of remote sensing and geographic information systems, possess basic methods and skills to process remote sensing digital images and geographical information, have the ability to engage in research, software application and exploitation of application systems in fields of resources, environment, ecology, urban planning, land, agriculture, and so on. Students are also cultivated to be technical personnel and managerial personnel in information management departments, and to pursue their further studies for master’s degree.
Students should master basic principles of Marxism, Mao Ze-dong thought and Deng Xiao-ping theory, adopt scientific world view and philosophy of service for people, love socialistic motherland, contribute to the modernization construction of our country,and be moral individuals who are law-abiding, hard working and cooperative.
Students of this specialty should meet the requirements of gym and military training and cultivate the habit of exercise in order to strengthen their physique.
Students are required to have a solid foundation in mathematics, computer science and geo-science, to master remote sensing principle, method of processing remote sensing images and extracting of geographic information, to master principle of geographic information system, methods of spatial analysis, system design and integration, and the using of global positioning systems, to follow the advances of remote sensing and GIS, to acquire the abilities to deal with information collection, analysis and decision supporting by means of RS, GIS and GPS, to obtain corresponding training of scientific research and composing academic articles, and to master one foreign language skillfully.
The features of this specialty include: bringing up specialized personnel in GIS and RS, who can deal with information collection, analysis and decision supporting by means of RS, GIS and GPS in modern world, and are well trained for scientific research.
GIS, RS, Geography
Ⅴ、Length of Schooling and Degree
Degree Conferred：Bachelor of science
Minimum Credits of Curricula（Comprising theoretical teaching and practical training）：185
Minimum Extracurricular Credits：8
i.Hours/Credits of theoretical teaching
课程类别 Courses classified
Platform in General Education
学科基础 平台 Platform in Discipline
学科大类基础课程 Basic Courses in General Discipline
Basic Courses in Discipline
Basic Courses in relative Discipline
专业教育 平台 Platform in Specialty Education
专业方向课程 Specialty-Oriented Courses
ii. Weeks/Credits of Internship Practical Assemble training
Physical geography, human geography, Economic geography, Cartology, RS principle and application，Technology and application of Database, Principle and application of GIS, Principle and application of GPS, Digital image processing in remote sensing, GIS software engineering, Design and application of GIS.