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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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GEOG 060 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Digital Maps

Semester Hours: 3



This course introduces students to the foundations, concepts, and application techniques of map use and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). GIS technologies utilize mappable data to solve problems and answer questions by encoding, storing, analyzing, and visualizing geographic data. In this course, students will develop foundational knowledge about and basic skills involving the structures of geographic information, map interpretation, and GIS technologies. Examples include experience with GIS software, global positioning systems (GPS), categories of data management, demographic information, elevation data, aerial photo imagery, basic cartographic design, and cartographic rhetoric. This knowledge and these skills are valuable in a wide array of private and public sector careers. 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Same as TPP 060 .

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