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GEO 1107 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Introduction to the basic theoretical as well as practical concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Students will learn the basics of ArcMap and ArcCatalog and explore how these applications interrelate in a complete GIS software system through exercises, labs and a final project. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Perform basic spatial analysis techniques.
  • Create basic map project and map layout.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate projections, coordinate systems and datums.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the acquisition of spatial data.
  • Describe fundamental concepts of geospatial technology.
  • Demonstrate efficiency in creating maps including the thematic map display and use of data classification systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the creation of spatial data.
Credit Hours: 4
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Geography
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 12, Rm 363
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $20.00
Open Seats: 7
Meets: T from 10:30AM to 12:45PM
Section: Y00
Open Seats: 7
Meets: T from
10:30AM to 12:45PM
Section: Y00
Online Learning
Online Learning
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $50.00
Open Seats: 6
Section: 500
Open Seats: 6
Section: 500