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GIS - Geographic Information Systems

GIS 203


(3.00 CR.)

Prerequisite is GIS 200. Focuses on the fundamental cartographic concepts used in planning, designing, and creating effective maps. Provides the foundation to critically evaluate maps to produce accurate and visually pleasing cartographic displays that convey information in a manner that enables easy interpretation. Includes topics of map compilation, map design, map types, and critical evaluation of map content. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.