NWCCD 2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
NWCCD 2023-2024 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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GEOG 2310 - Intro to Geographic Information Systems


This course is an introductory course covering fundamental principles of geographic information systems (GIS). Overviews the role of geographic information and technology in modern society. Includes a historical study of mapping and its importance to world development. Students will be introduced to both the theory and application of GIS, including GIS components, the nature of geospatial data, methods for data acquisition, database models, and GIS operations. Includes hands-on laboratory exercises using widely-used software.
Minimum Credits: 3
Comments: Prior to Fall 2021, this course was previously offered as ES 1050.
Grading: Letter



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