Geospatial Intelligence Analysis

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The AAS Degree will prepare students to manage the tasking, processing, exploitation, and dissemination (TPED) process, conduct end to end Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) operations, and create a geospatially prepared environment in which visualization products can be used by decision makers to answer essential elements of information.

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Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Program Specific Requirements

There are no special admission requirements for the Geospatial Intelligence Analysis program.

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credits
GINT 2300 GEOINT Analysis 4 credits
GINT 2301 GEOINT Collection Mgmt 4 credits
GINT 2400 Open Src Collection Mgmt 5 credits
GINT 2402 GEOINT Operations 5 credits
IMAG 1100 Imagery Intelligence 3 credits
IMAG 1101 Remote Sensing 3 credits
IMAG 1103 Imagery Software/Mapping 4 credits
IMAG 2100 Writing/Presentation 4 credits
IMAG 2102 Practical IA 5 credits
IMAG 2301 Full Motion Video Analysi 3 credits
IMAG 2305 Practical Imagery Applic 4 credits
MATH 1102 Contemporary Math 3 credits
NSCI 1103 Geology 4 credits
ANTH 2202 Cultural Anthropology 3 credits
ENGL 1111 Composition I 3 credits
JOUR 1101 Mass Communications 3 credits
TOTAL CREDITS: 60 credits

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Program Learner Outcomes

  1. Student will apply imagery interpretation principles to analyze and interpret the physical nature of features and phenomena appearing on imagery.

  2. Student will learn the principles and concepts of handling, securing, and storing sensitive material.

  3. Student will evaluate the capabilities of sensors and platforms.

  4. Student will use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create geospatial intelligence products that visually depict essential elements of information.

  5. Student will apply communication skills to orally convey comprehensive ideas and analytical assessments.

  6. Student will apply principles and procedures of tasking, processing, exploiting, and disseminating imagery.

  7. Student will document the function of the National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG) and how it contributes to the GEOINT discipline.

  8. Student will apply knowledge of the principles of GEOINT collection management to effectively manage strategies and assets.

  9. Student will gather open source information, validate, and apply it to an analytical problem in a manner that supports GEOINT findings.

  10. Student will document the roles and relationships of the National Reconnaissance Program (NRP) and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

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