This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). The value of the geographical perspective in addressing numerous societal problems is explored. GIS is introduced to the student with hands-on applications in a variety of areas, including public service, commercial enterprise and environmental analysis. In laboratory assignments students become familiar with the practical utility of both the geographical perspective and the tool of GIS.
Weekly Contact: Lab:2 hrs. Lecture:1 hr.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1