Nov 20, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

CE 208X - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

An introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) including Global Positioning Systems (GPS) as pertinent to past and current practices along with future trends of the 21st Century. The usage of both GIS/GPS is growing exponentially and is applicable to all majors in civilian and military applications. Case histories and software exercises are used to introduce GIS/GPS and the global concepts therein. A variety of information types along with digital maps will be utilized to study historic aspects of American culture in conjunction with basic cultural patterns in other regions of the world. Digital GIS maps allow regional or global trends to be visualized, compared, measured, queried, and analyzed. CE 208X is open to all majors. Note: Civilizations & Cultures Course (X).