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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GIS 3250 - Cartography

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): GIS 2250 and MTH 1210 with grades of “C” or better; or permission of instructor

Description: This course focuses on basic cartographic and visualization concepts and techniques to convey spatial information. Students will critique and design basic cartographic products such as dot, choropleth, contour, and proportional symbol maps using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). They will explore advanced visualization techniques such as integrating data, text, and graphics, developing web maps, and animating maps to show temporal change. Cartographic applications for natural resource management and planning are stressed.

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