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Dec 07, 2021
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EES 340 - Geographic Info Sys w/Lab
Geographic Information Systems With Laboratory
Prerequisite: EES 224

This course uses hands-on experience to provide students with state-of-the-art mapping and spatial analysis skills. The core principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are discussed in lecture and the principles are demonstrated as the student applies them in an instructional laboratory section using ArcGIS®. Students will understand the core functionality of ArcGIS, which is a computer software package that is capable of delineating information about the features or phenomena on the Earth's surface. The students become comfortable with reading, interpreting, and analyzing maps and the associated data. Students will also understand how the resource data are collected, created , stored, analyzed, and displayed. This course has much to offer in our understanding of many topics within all disciplines when used critically and innovatively and students interested in conducting environmental, geological, demographic, suitability, and transportation- related research will benefit from this course. Students' mastery of the software are the courses learning objectives are demonstrated through a course capstone project.

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, Online

Environmental Earth Science Department

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