May 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

G 261 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Fall-Spring Semesters

This course describes and explains the principles of Geographic Information Systems.  The course will provide an overall introduction about the specific characteristics of spatial data and how our earth is measured and mapped.  It will then focus on how to input, store, analyze and display geographical data using GIS (Geographic Information Systems).  Skills from this class have application in a variety of disciplines such as business, marketing, entrepreneurship, history, government, biology, criminal justice, public health and sustainability studies.

3 credit hours
Satisfies Constellations - Environmental Sustainability and Science and Technology for “Generation Next”