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TerraLidar01_crop-300x167The Graduate Minor in Environmental Remote Sensing provides NC State graduate students the opportunity to develop a recognized minor academic credential in Remote Sensing in conjunction with their major program of graduate study.


Graduate Status

Academic Requirements:

  1. A GIS Faculty member must be selected to be a part of the student’s graduate committee. If no graduate committee is required by the student’s program, the student must obtain approval of his or her minor program from Professor Siamak Khorram (919.515.2868 or via email).
  2. Coursework:


Required Courses (6 credit hours)

    • FOR 753: Environmental Remote Sensing
    • ST 733: Applied Spatial Statistics or ECE 759: Pattern Recognition

Elective Courses (6 credit hours)

Total Credit Hours: 12

Apply for a Graduate Minor in Environmental Remote Sensing

If you are enrolled in a non-GIS graduate degree program at NC State, you may earn a minor in Environmental Remote Sensing. Admission to this program is achieved by adding a GIS faculty member to your graduate committee and indicating the appropriate minor on your official plan of work. Please consult with your advisor and advisory committee where appropriate.