2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
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GIFS 1101 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems


Prerequisite: Provisional Admission
An introduction to the principles and applications of Geographic Information Systems and basic use of a hand-held Global Positioning System (GPS) unit in the field. Examines applications of geographic information including data structure, spatial analysis, data management, data visualization, and data retrieval. Emphasis is placed on the interdisciplinary nature of GIS and its relevance to industry and society. Students will also acquire skills in introduction to terminology, hardware, and technology used in GPS. Contact hours: Class - 2, Lab - 4. Credit hours: 4 (F)