GEOG 2464. Intro to Geographic Info Sys. 4 Hours.
Students are introduced to the basics of geographic information systems (GIS) with an emphasis on environmental and resource management applications. Students design and develop a digital spatial database, perform spatial analyses, create hardcopy maps, and generate reports. Students are introduced to several GIS software packages. This course does incorporate a laboratory component.
Students will take geospatial courses in the Department of Environmental and Geosciences to learn about GIS and related software applications, geospatial technology, mapping, cartography, and geospatial analysis.