GEO-2252 Geographic Information Systems I - 6.00 credits

GEO-2252  Geographic Information Systems I  (6 Credits)  An introduction to the creation of maps (cartography) using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. Topics explored include the properties of maps, theories of map projection distortion, historical development of mapping, database manipulation, digital file maintenance and common GIS applications. Students will use a geographic information system to solve problems and to create, modify and publish map data and graphics. Not available for supplemental. Successful completion of GEO-2255 & GEO-2260 is deemed equivalent to GEO-2252.Instruction (8.0)Requisite courses: Take GEO-1152 (Required, Previous). Take GEO-1181 (Required, Previous).