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This course explores the technical and theoretical issues in the design, implementation, and use of geographic information systems (GIS) for a variety of practical applications and research topics. Students will learn the structure of a GIS, how spatial analysis is performed using GIS and the many applications of GIS in diverse professional and academic fields.  A lab component is included to familiarize students with using GIS software in the analysis and display of geographic information, and applying this analysis to a variety of real-world scenarios.


At least one section of Geographic Information Systems is offered during the spring semester. See the Schedule of Courses for more details.

Course Description:

Course Authors(s):

Adrienne Goldsberry, MA, AICP

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