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GEO 1105 Geospatial Awareness

Introduction to the fundamental concepts of Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIS &T) including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems(GPS), cartography, remote sensing, and spatial analysis. Exploration of how geospatial technologies are used in addressing human and environmental issues. Overview of careers in Geospatial Technology.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Describe and explain the historical development of GIS & T and how GIS& T helps to solve problems in a spatial context.
  • Describe and explain how the relationship between GIS and other technologies have an impact on future development and careers.
  • Describe the fundamental concepts and applications of geospatial technology, including the problems and challenges of representing change over space and time.
Credit Hours: 1
  • Classroom: 1 hour
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Geography
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Housel
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Credit earned though an agreement between faculty and student. Can be longer or shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Independent Study Student
Note: A Term
Course Fee: $7.50
Open Seats: 3
Section: 5A0
Open Seats: 3
Section: 5A0