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GIS 101 CARTOGRAPHY/COMPUTER MAP READING

GIS 101          CARTOGRAPHY/COMPUTER MAP READING       (3 Credits)

This course covers the fundamentals of cartography. Topics include coordinate systems, theoretical principles, and acquisition and use of location data using both continuous and discrete geo-referencing methods. The course provides an introduction to preparation and interpretation of data in cartographic form and the use of computers for map compilation, design, and production. It includes principles of Global Positioning Systems (GPS), surveying, digital cartography, and methods of map making.

Pre- or Co-requisites:  ENG 096/097 and RDG 096/097 (passing grade of “C” or better for each), or placement.

Co-requiste: MTH 101.