Geographic and Land Information Systems (2985)

Geographic and Land Information Systems (2985)

101 INTRO TO GEOG & LAND INFO SYST 3 credits
Introduction to the principles and concepts of Geographic and Land Information Systems used in surveying and mapping applications. Laboratory.
151 GIS ESSENTIAL SKILLS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 101 or permission from instructor. Continued instruction and hands-on emphasis on common skills used in the GIS industry. Skills: Creating reference maps, geocoding, digitizing, reports and mapbooks. Laboratory.
201 INTERMED GEOG & LAND INFO SYS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 101. Continued instruction in the hands-on technical applications of Geographic and Land Information Systems. Laboratory.
205 BUILDING GEODATABASES 3 credits
Prerequisite: 101 or equivalent. Introduction and application of spatial geodatabases. The student will create, use, and manage geodatabases. Geodatabases are used for storing spatial and attribute data. Laboratory.
210 GEOG & LAND INFO SYS PROJECT 3 credits
Prerequisites: 101. Practical application and presentation techniques using the principles and concepts of cartography and geographic information systems. Laboratory.
280 TOPICS: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 2 credits
Topics in applicational areas of Geographic and Land Information Systems (GIS/LIS) from the point of view of the practitioner and the consumer.
290 ST: GEOGRAPHIC & LAND INFO SYS 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Special lecture/laboratory courses offered once or only occasionally in areas where no formal course exists.
291 GEOG & LAND INFO SYS INTERNSHP 3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of Program Director. Supervised professional experience in GIS/LIS agencies or related setting.
295 WORKSHOP: GEOG & LAND INFO SYS 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Group studies of special topics in GIS/LIS. May be used for elective credit only to a maximum of three credits.
299 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Directed study in a special field of interest chosen by the student in consultation with the instructor.
301 EXPLORING ARCGIS EXTENSIONS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 101 or permission from instructor. Specialized instruction and laboratory exercises in working with the ArcGIS extensions, Spatial Analyst, 3-D Analyst and Network Analysis. Laboratory.

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