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Course Catalog

GIS-Social Sciences/Humanities

This course introduces basic tools and skills of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in a hands-on setting with emphasis on applications for the social sciences and humanities. GIS has revolutionized the ways in which we can question, interpret and visualize data across a wide range of disciplines. Students are introduced to the spatial thinking upon which GIS is built and how to apply this knowledge to real-world, interdisciplinary scenarios – of value in many fields and careers, including public service, business and education. Fall semester.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 2.0