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EES 342 - Adv Geographic Info Sys w/Lab
Advanced Geographic Information Systems With Laboratory
Prerequisite: EES 130; 224; 340; or EES 300 and EES 301

This course expands upon students' knowledge and capabilities in the rapidly developing field of Geograhic Information Systems (GIS). GIS allows integration of information in ways that promote understanding and asists in addressing evolving global and environmental strains, such as deforestation, urbanization sprawl, disease outbreak, and the effects of climate change. Essential principles and concepts of GIS are expanded beyond those introduced in EES 340 or EES 300/301 with hands-on experience in the industry-standard software, ArcGIS®. The skills training previously attained in the use of ArcGIS software is further developed as emphasis is placed upon concepts and spatial reasoning of the analysis techniques and methods. Completion of this course and mastery of its content will provide students with a thorough understanding of GIS functionality, methodology for implementing the technology, and working knowledge of its applications in environmental earth science and other geographic disciplines.

0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 OR 3.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture, Lecture and Lab

Environmental Earth Science Department

Course Attributes:
Writing Intensive

May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Non Credit

Prerequisite EES 342

General Requirements:
Rule: EES 300/01: EES 300 and 301 for a total of 2 conditions )
EES 300
May not be taken concurrently. EES 301
May not be taken concurrently. End of rule EES 300/01

Rule: 3 COURSES: EES 130, 224 and 340 for a total of 3 conditions EES 130
May not be taken concurrently. EES 224
May not be taken concurrently. EES 340
May not be taken concurrently. End of rule 3 COURSES

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