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GIS 2401 - GIS Applications in Social Science


3 Credit Hours
(Offered as Needed)

This course surveys the use of GIS for solving spatial problems in the social sciences. Examples from the fields of health, economic geography and real estate, housing, transportation, criminology, among others are used to illustrate how spatial techniques are used to address problems in a GIS environment. Special consideration will be given to the data needs of such operations, the implementation of methods in a GIS environment, and understanding the spatial assumptions and issues that underpin analyses.

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

▲Technology-Across-the-Curriculum Course.



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