View Bill 21-22-07

Senate Bill 21-22-07

Bill ID: 21-22-07
PCC ID: 20101
Name: PCC Proposal to Establish a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Remote Sensing
Proposed: 04/30/2021
Sponsor: PCC Committee
Proposal: The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences’ Department of Geographical Sciences proposes establishing a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Remote Sensing. This certificate will provide advanced education and training in collecting, processing, analyzing, and visualizing geospatial data through remote-sensing platforms, such as satellite images, aerial photos, and drone images. Students in this program will take courses that cover all major aspects of remote sensing, including digital image processing and analysis, working with Lidar, drones for data collection, and computer programming that is critical for data processing and analysis. Students will develop a good understanding of how remote sensing is applied to real-world problems, and graduates will have the knowledge and skills to work as remote sensing professionals and specialists.


Status: Completed
Completed On: 12/17/2021


Presidential Approval: 09/10/2021
Chancellor Approval: 11/17/2021
MHEC Approval: 12/17/2021
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Reviewed By: Senate
Received: 09/03/2021
Decision Date: 09/08/2021
Decision: The Senate voted to approve the proposal.
Next Step: Presidential Approval
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Reviewed By: Senate Executive Committee (SEC)
Received: 08/19/2021
Decision Date: 08/26/2021
Decision: The SEC voted to place the proposal on the agenda of the September 8, 2021 Senate meeting for consideration.
Next Step: Senate Review
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Reviewed By: Programs, Curricula, & Courses (PCC) Committee
Received: 04/30/2021
Decision Date: 05/07/2021
Decision: The PCC Committee voted to approve the proposal.
Actions: The PCC Committee considered this proposal at its meeting on May 7, 2021. Jack Ma and Kristen Bergery from the Department of Geographical Sciences presented the proposal and answered questions from the committee. The proposal was approved by the committee.
Next Step: SEC Review