Jun 15, 2024  
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SC 36000 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)


(4) This course is an introduction to the theory and use of Geographic Information Systems, including the fundamental concepts of GIS, capabilities of GIS, and applications for dealing with spatial data. Key issues for discussion will include vector data input, data models, database design and database queries, sources of spatial information, spatial analysis, and cartographic display. These topics will be discussed within an environmental context using ArcGIS, a PC-based GIS software package. The course is presented in a lecture/laboratory format. Lab fee required. Offered Fall/Spring.



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