2018-2019 Catalog

GEOG201 GIS I

This course is an introduction to the science of spatial information and the use of GIS software. The course includes a brief background session in geography and GIS, as well as an introduction to the ArcGIS software package. Topics also include spatial awareness, cartography, spatial data structure, GPS for GIS, spatial analysis, spatial data sources, and legal issues associated with GIS.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

students should have a basic understanding of computers (how to save files, open files, browse folders to locate files, edit text, etc.). Students not comfortable with basic computer operation should take CAPP 100 - Computer literacy prior to GIS courses.

Corequisite

none

Offered

F
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