GPHY 151 Principles of GIS
(GPHY 151 Principles of GIS)

Students will be provided with a basic understanding of current mapping technology through the principles and the application of geographic information systems, with emphasis on GIS analysis techniques. Students will analyze and display spatial information using simple GIS programs; describe what geographic information is and why it is important to problem-solving, and decision-making in a variety of disciplines. Give specific examples of how geographic information systems, global navigation satellite systems, remote sensing, and cartographic design are used together to address complex geographic problems.