GIS 101 : Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

This course introduces students to the concepts required to run Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Topics include a basic understanding of what GIS is; elements of cartography, including scale, projection, coordinate systems, digitizing, geography, and spatial and statistical analysis; GIS capabilities; and case studies. The course introduces students to the ArcGIS software package. Two lecture hours and two laboratory hours per week. Fall

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