2016-2017 Catalog

GEOG - GEOGRAPHY

GEOG 1080 INTRODUCTION TO GPS AND MAPS

This course provides an introduction to the theory, practices and usages of GPS mapping equipment. Laboratory work affords ample opportunity for the students, working in small groups, to practice with the GPS equipment used in the field. The collected data will be imported into a GIS based software package.  Commonly used coordinate systems, datums, and projections will be reviewed.

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GEOG 1100 INTRODUCTION TO GIS

Introduction to the fundamentals of Geospatial Technology, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GNSS/GPS), cartography, and remote sensing through a series of hands-on ArcGIS Desktop exercises. Students will learn how geospatial technology is used in business, industry and government. This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic principles and techniques of GIS. The lab material will emphasize GIS data collection, entry, storage, analysis, and output using ArcGIS software.

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