GIS 231 Geographic Information Systems

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 

Introduces the basic principles and application of geographic information systems (GIS), map design and interpretation, and the nature and use of spatial data. Students gain hands-on experience in the various uses of geographic information and the methods for collection, management, exploration, analysis and presentation of vector and raster data. Utilizes mainstream commercial software. Four hours of integrated lecture / lab per week. Home computer access is recommended.

Prerequisites: 
GIS 131