course to explore Geographic Information Systems (GIS) used for
management, analysis, and communication of spatial data.
Explores how GIS can be used as a tool within diverse academic
Course Student Learning Outcomes - Geography - GEOG 0090
CSLO 1 - Identify appropriate ways to map geographic features, whether using vector or raster.
CSLO 2 - Compare and contrast different geographic coordinate systems, map projections and datums used in GIS.
CSLO 3 - Evaluate effective map design based on cartographic principles and use of scale.
CSLO 4 - Convert and incorporate GPS data, CAD data, other databases or tables into the GIS using software techniques.
CSLO 5 - Develop metadata as part of data dictionary; explain attributes and value codes.