TimeDaysLocationInstructorGERCreditOPUS Class NumberSyllabus (Tentative)
Math & Science Center - W502
Math Science Center E301
Page, Michael. 44099 TBA.

August 24, 2011- December 06, 2011

Prerequisites: None.

Semester Details:

An introduction to the study and design of digital maps and the use of geographic information systems (GIS) as a problem-solving tool for geographic analysis. Course lectures will focus on fundamental concepts and applications of GIS, data collection and processing, cartographic design techniques, and trends in geospatial technologies. Course labs will focus on learning ArcGIS mapping software, topographic map reading and analysis, field methods and global positioning systems (GPS), and GIS project design.

Course includes a laboratory component.

Required Textbooks, Articles, and Resources

  1. Price, Maribeth. 5th ed 2012. Mastering ARCGIS.
    ISBN: 978-0-073369327.
    McGraw Hill.

Recommended Textbooks, Articles, and Resources

  1. Kimmerling, Buckley, Muehrcke, and Muehrcke. 6th ed. 2009. Map Use: Reading & Analysis.
    ISBN: 978-1589481909.
    ESRI Press.

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