Geospatial Information Science Geospatial Information Science courses are taught with extensive hands-on use of digital technology in the Geographic Science Laboratory (GSL) and in the field. Cadets use GPS, view and analyze satellite imagery, build map databases and produce maps with state of the art hardware and software. View the department catalog. Cadets with excellent academic record can participate in the Geospatial Honors Program. Honors Cadets take the following two courses: EV489A Independent Study in Geospatial Information Science An additional elective course Space Activities Skill Identifier Cadets majoring in Geospatial Information Science receive a Space Activities Additional Skill Identifier (3Y) on their official military record. The Geospatial Information Science Major is accredited by the United States Geospatial-Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). We are a certified Center of Academic Excellence for Geospatial Sciences. Core Courses: Complete the 26-course curriculum and complete any 3-course core engineering sequence Complete one of the following courses: IT305 Theory and Practice of Military IT Systems IT355 Advanced Theory and Practice of Military IT Systems Fundamentals of Geospatial Science Complete all of the following courses: EV377 Remote Sensing EV378 Computer Cartography EV398 Geographic Information Systems Spatial Data Acquisition Complete one of the following courses: EV379 Photogrammetry EV380 Principles of Surveying Advanced Spatial Data Analysis Complete the following course: EV477 Adv Remote Sensing EV498 Adv Geographic Information Systems Integrative experience Complete the following course: EV482 Military Geography Cultural Immersion Complete the following course: EV365 Geography of Global Cultures Geospatial Electives Complete two of the following: EV300 Environmental Science EV371 Geography of Russia EV372 Geography of Asia EV373 Geography of Latin America EV375 Geography of Africa EV376 Geography of the Middle East EV379 Photogrammetry EV380 Surveying EV384 Geography of North America EV386 Geography of Europe EV388A Physical Geology EV388B Geomorphology EV389B Climatology EV390B Urban Geography EV391A Principles of Land Use Planning and Management EV391B Environmental Geology EV397 Air Pollution Engineering EV399A Geology Field Course EV478 Military Geospatial Operations EV481 Water Resources Planning and Design EV489A Advanced Independent Study I EV489B Advanced Independent Study Descriptions of all courses can be found in the West Point Course Catalog known as the "Red Book."