Course DescriptionThis course introduces students to the geographic principles underlying the analytical capabilities of geographic information systems (GIS) and provides the 'hands-on' opportunity for students to utilize GIS for spatial analysis. Specifically, students will have experience with thematic mapping, attribute querying and spatial selection, geocoding, buffering, manipulating layers, basic topological transformations, as well as implementation issues in the workplace. At the end of this course, students should have fundamental knowledge and skills in utilizing GIS to perform a variety of analytical applications.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
For department consent please contact Dr. Raymond Garrison at firstname.lastname@example.org
This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
RequisitesDepartment Consent Required
Antirequisite: CODG110 and COGT110