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    Skidmore College
   
 
  Nov 18, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Catalog 2017-2018
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ID 210 - Introduction to GIS


Credits: 4
An introduction to the concepts and principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for computerized mapping and spatial analysis in the social and natural sciences. Students will be introduced to major concepts and principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for computerized mapping and spatial analysis in the social and natural sciences. Students will be introduced to major concepts in GIS, become versed in the types of problems and analyses that GIS can be used to address and perform, and create effective presentations of geospatial information. Students will define a problem in spatial analysis, obtain relevant data from online sources, and use geoprocessing operations to produce quality maps. The course is designed to enable students to be self-sufficient, project-oriented GIS users.
Prerequisites: QR1
Note(s): (Fulfills QR2 requirement). Effective Spring 2017
R. Jones



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