Program Calendar (2017/18)
GEOG-211 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
|GEOG-211||Introduction to Geographic Information Systems||3 - credits||$318.06|
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is an applied field encompassing the acquisition, storage, processing, analysis and presentation of spatial information. GIS has become an essential tool for spatially informed decision making in government, academic and private sectors. Course lectures will cover underlying theory, concepts and applications of GIS. Topics covered include spatial data acquisition, raster and vector data models, database, cartography and geoprocessing. Lab sessions will apply lecture theory through hands-on experience with industry standard GIS software.
Prerequisites: COMP 153 or equivalent.
Delivery Method: On-Campus
Lab Required: Yes - please note courses with labs are charged an additional fee of $24.34 per course credit.
Credits: 3 | Length: 90 hours | Course Outline for GEOG-211