Catalog Description: This course offers an introduction to the increasingly diverse range of geospatial technologies and tools including but not limited to geographical information systems (GIS). Merging theoretical concepts with technical instruction, students will develop critical knowledge and skills in web-mapping, geographic information science and cartography, including how these tools take on and reinforce fundamental geographical concepts and shape our lives, our environments and, increasingly, our futures.
Fall and/or Spring: 15 weeks - 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of laboratory per week
Grading Basis: Letter
Final Exam Status: Alternative to final exam