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2019-2020 Updated Catalog 11.20.2019 
  
2019-2020 Updated Catalog 11.20.2019
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GIS 1040C - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems


3 Credit Hours
(Offered as Needed)

This course will provide students with an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Lectures will include: What is GIS, GIS applications, fundamentals such as map projections, vector versus raster data models, creating and maintaining geographic databases, spatial analysis and modeling, cartography and map production.  Lab Sessions will include the hands on use of the ArcGIS software.  Students will receive a 180-day version of the software with their textbook that they can use at home to complete assignments.

Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic computer and keyboarding skills are strongly recommended.



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