GEOGRAPHY
 
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Courses in GIS

GIS 200: Introduction to GeoSpatial Technologies:
3-1-2. Overview of fundamental concepts of geographic information systems (GIS) and related technologies, such as global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, and aerial photo interpretation.

GIS 217: Aerial Photo Interpretation.
4-1-2. Principles, methods, and applications of photogrammetry.

GIS 224: GPS in Natural Resource Management.
4-1-2. Preq., GISC 250. Introduction to global positioning systems (GPS).

GIS 250: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.
3-2-3. An introduction to GIS focusing on geographic concepts, data analysis, and understanding GIS software.

GIS 260: Remote Sensing.
4-1-2. Principles, methods, and applications of remote sensing.

GIS 341: Computer Cartography.
3-2-3. Preq., GISC 250. Elements of map interpretation and construction: creation, manipulation, and analysis of spatially defined data. Also listed as GEOG 341.

GIS 350: Intermediate Geographic Information Systems.
3-2-3. Preq., GISC 250, 260. Intermediate geographic information systems technology focusing on theoretical, technical, and applied aspects of analytical GIS.

GIS 360: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Spatial Statistics.
0-2-2. Preq., GISC 250. The course provides an introduction to spatial statistical methods used in GIS analysis of spatial data.

GIS 371: Advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial Analysis.
3-2-3. Preq., GISC 350. Advanced techniques in geographic information systems, integrated with intermediate level spatial analysis. Also listed as GEOG 371.

GIS 420: Problems in Geographic Information Science.
1-3 semester hours credit (6). Special problems in GIS, spatial data, remote sensing and other areas of Geographic Information Science.

GIS 460: Computer Programming for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) I.
3-2-3. Preq., GISC 371. Visual basic programming skills to support GIS and database applications.

GIS 461: Computer Programming for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) II.
3-2-3. Preq., GISC 460. A continuation of GISC 460. Programming GIS using a modern programming language.

GIS 462: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Spatial Database Applications I.
3-2-3. Preq., GISC 371. Expansion on GIS theory, database design, development, management, and analysis.

GIS 463: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Spatial Database Applications II.
3-2-3. Preq., GISC 462. A continuation of GISC 462.

GIS 464: GIS Application Project.
12-0-4. Preq., GISC 461, 463. Students must solve a problem using spatial data and the analysis capabilities of GIS.