Credits applied to one certificate may not be applied to another SFU certificate or diploma. Courses taken as part of a certificate program may be applied towards a degree program. Students may complete and apply for a certificate before, after or at the same time as application is made for graduation.
A cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses taken for the certificate.
Certificate in Urban Studies
The certificate is designed to encourage and facilitate the study of the nature and functions of the contemporary city from the perspective of geography, political science, sociology and anthropology. The program is available to students at the undergraduate level who wish to have a concentration in urban studies.
Certificate in Spatial Information Systems
The SIS lab has enabled SFU to expand into the leading edge of spatial information systems research, training and development. British Columbia is an international leader in developing SIS products, applications and research. The installation and maintenance of the SIS lab as a state of the art facility has allowed SFU to feed this growing industry with qualified individuals who have learned the fundamentals of spatial information systems.