GIS

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Geographic Information Systems Courses

GIS 102 - Intermediate Geographic Information Systems

A continuation of GIS 101, Intermediate GIS, prepares students for more advanced geographic analyses. Students will integrate geographic concepts and techniques used in spatial data analysis with both raster and vector data. A more advanced GIS analysis using spatial statistics, geodatabases and advanced layout for mapmaking will also be emphasized. 

Additional course fee: $85.

GIS 203 - Remote Sensing and Global Positioning Technologies

This course introduces students to Remote Sensing and Global Positioning Technologies. Students will learn about Remote Sensing equipment and techniques and how these are used for analyzing earth surface changes and monitoring the environment. They will also learn about Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and how to utilize GPS field-data collection techniques to accurately gather and assess information about the position and characteristics of various objects. Emphasis will be placed on real-world applications in both the private and public sectors. 

GIS 206 - Introduction to Web GIS

This course is designed as an introduction to web GIS, exposing students to the programming concepts underlying web-based mapping applications. This course will focus on the basics of web GIS architecture, web technologies, web services, web mapping Application Programming Interfaces (API's) and mashups. This course is designed to increase students' understanding of developing web applications from start to finish. The course will focus on the most widely used API's at the time.

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