GEOG C188, Geographic Information Systems

Catalog Description: This course introduces the student to the rapidly expanding field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). It addresses both theory and application and provides the student with a dynamic analytical framework within which temporal and spatial data and information is gathered, integrated, interpreted, and manipulated. It emphasizes a conceptual appreciation of GIS and offers an opportunity to apply some of those concepts to contemporary geographical and planning issues.

Units: 4.0

Prerequisites: Some computer experience


Fall and/or Spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture and 2 hours of laboratory per week

Grading Basis: Letter

Final Exam Status: Final exam required

Also Listed As: LD ARCH C188

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