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GIS - Geographic Information Systems

GIS 225

GIS APPLICATIONS FOR TAX ASSESSORS

(4.00 CR.)

Prerequisite: GIS 201. Provides an introduction to GIS in the local government tax assessment process. Teaches students how to apply common GIS technical skills to property valuation and the defense of assessed values. Covers how to create spatial queries, produce maps, generate statistics, manipulate tabular data, use charts, and employ other technical skills in major topic areas including special regulations, ratio studies, comparable sales, and parcel data development and maintenance. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

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