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GLG 276: Principles of Geographic Information Systems

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic principles and techniques of map creation and manipulation using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Students will use ArcGIS to focus on various ways to classify, represent and visualize the Earth's surface. Upon completion of this course, students will have an understanding of basic GIS and develop fundamental skills to integrate data, draw maps, visualize trends and interpret findings.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 3; GLG 100 or GLG 114, minimum grade "C"; may enroll concurrently in either course

Credits
3
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
45

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