2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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GIS 201 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems


Credit(s): 3
Contact Hours: 3

This course provides a foundation in geographic information systems (GIS) such as data types, cartography, queries, classification, basic editing, basic raster analysis, uses of GPS devices and related data map overlay techniques. The theory and operation of GPS receivers and data integration with GIS is covered in multi-week student initiated projects. Students will gain a clear understanding of the issues surrounding GIS, and how to conduct and present GIS research, and how GIS interacts with a wide variety of academic fields and scientific research. Prerequisites: E, M, R, or permission of the instructor.



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