GGS 311: Geographic Information Systems

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Fundamental concepts and theories for appropriate use of geographic information systems (GIS). Topics include social and cultural contexts of the use of geographic information, sources of digital geospatial data, and methods of input, storage, display, and processing of spatial data for geographic analysis using GIS. Lectures, hands-on exercises familiarize students with current technology. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Mason Impact.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.