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ES 215 - Basics of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)


4 credits
Introduction to the application of GIS to various disciplines outside of the environmental sciences.  Investigation into the need and popularity of using GIS to address simple and complex questions about where things are, where they could be, and whether the location is important.  Places specific focus on social science applications (business, communication, political science, sociology and anthropology).  Data collection, map compilation, and basic spatial analysis principles are placed in the context of applied problem solving.  Approved for University Studies (Exploration - Strand G).
Grade mode designated on a CRN basis each term. Students should consult current term schedule.



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