Aug 18, 2019  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENV 212 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems


The role that Geographic Information Systems (GIS) plays in environmental science has grown dramatically over the last five of years. This course will introduce students to this subject and provide them the skills needed to appropriately analyze spatial data using the GIS software. The class will cover basic map concepts, data mining and downloading, field recording and downloading of GPS data, working in the ArcMap10 and the ArcCatalog environment and map creation. Students will spend time analyzing data, creating layers and designing maps. Satisfies the Quantitative Reasoning General Education requirement.

(Cr: 3)