code IS477
credit_hours 3
title Geographic Information Systems
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prequisites IS373
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes This course introduces the fundamental concepts underlying computerized geographic information systems (GIS). It combines an overview of the general principles of GIS with a theoretical treatment of the nature and analytical use of spatial information. The course has a laboratory component, which introduces students to the GIS software package.
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objectives Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: rnrnUnderstand basic concepts of spatial analysis and GIS data management rnSkillfully utilize ArcGIS software as one of the most common GIS programs rnSolve a real world problems using GIS technology rn
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ref. books Ormsby Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop, by et al., 2nd Edition, ESRI Press, 2004.
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textbook by Longley, Goodchild, Maguire, and Rhind, Geographic Information Systems and Science, 2nd Edition, Wiley or ESRI Press, 2005.
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