Cartographic Design

Cartographic Design
Graphic perception, layout, typography, color, statistical methods, and symbolization of thematic maps through computer-aided techniques.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 4.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesGEOG 211 & GEOG 212
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 312
Course Outcomes

Map planning

Develop a map-based solution to a need, focusing on purpose and audience.

Cartographic data

Gather and process data needed for a map.

Design techniques

Design maps to be clear, useful, and attractive, employing appropriate techniques such as thematic map types, composition, symbology, color, and text.

Learning from Critique

Continue to learn design skills through map critique and self-training

Quality Design

Appreciate quality work and put forth the effort necessary to produce quality results