Geography (GEOG)

GEOG 101  Introduction to Geography  Credits: 3  

This course introduces students to the basic concepts of geography. It covers geographic methods-including cartography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)-physical geography, and human geography.

Goal: Goal: 05- Hist/Soc/Behav Sci 10- People/Environment  
Fall: All Years  Spring: All Years  
GEOG 121  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems  Credits: 3  

The course introduces students to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as applied in the business world, in municipal government, and in environmental management. The course covers general GIS topics, provides a hands-on introduction to GIS software, and illustrates practical uses of computer mapping and spatial analysis technology. Instruction will combine lectures and demonstrations with in-class and out-of-class computer lab assignments.

Fall: Department Discretion  Spring: Department Discretion  
GEOG 321  GIS Methods & Applications  Credits: 3  

This course is aimed at students with some Geographic Information Systems (GIS) experience. It builds on basic GIS knowledge to explore real-world spatial analysis applications. It develops GIS software skills and addresses high-quality map design. The course combines lectures, demonstrations, and computer lab assignments. A major component of the course is a semester-long spatial analysis project.

Pre-Requisite : Requires minimum credits: 60  
Fall: Department Discretion  Spring: Department Discretion  
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