GEOG 2481 - Introduction To Geographic Information Systems

Description
Fundamentals of geographic information systems (GIS). Basic cartographic principles, general geography concepts and spatial analysis, and hardware and software elements of GIS. Lab exercises in various applications of GIS technology to engineering, political science, health, environmental science, business, government, and criminal justice. GIS terminology, raster and vector data structures, data sources and accuracy, methods of data acquisition, conversion, input, and working with spatial databases. Working knowledge of Windows operating system required. Exercises require work in the computer lab outside class hours. There is an additional fee for this course.
Credits
3
Attributes
Scientific and Quant Literacy, Integration Across Disciplines
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
18
Avg. Sections
1