Intermediate Geographic Information Systems

Intermediate Geographic Information Systems
Collecting, managing, and analyzing spatial data to solve common geographic tasks.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesGEOG 212
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 311
Course Outcomes

Geographic Information Theory

Understand the fundamental concepts of geographic information, and use those concepts to explain the core data models and procedures of GIS.

Data Management

Obtain existing GIS data and create new data that are appropriate for a given need, and transform data sets to make them appropriate for a given project, using tools such as format conversion, reprojection, and reclassification.

Spatial Analysis

Perform common and novel GIS analysis procedures to solve practical geographic tasks.

Lifelong Learning

Learn new concepts and technologies as needed to solve novel GIS management problems, with minimal supervision, using a variety of information resources.