Feb 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

SST 221 - Geographical Analysis and Cartography

4 credits (Fall)
This course offers an introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) for spatial analysis and mapmaking. Covers topics such as the nature of geographic information, georeferencing, GIS data models, cartographic design, geovisualization, the Global Positioning System, and basic and intermediate spatial analysis skills. Focus on understanding the major underlying theories and concepts of GIS, which students put into practice using GIS software applications in lab exercises and an independent research project.

Prerequisite: MAT 115 /SST 115  or equivalent.
Instructor: Staff