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Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST)

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3000 level course

3300. Geographic Information Systems (3). An introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) for thematic mapping and spatial analysis. Laboratory emphasizes experience with professional GIS software.

4000 Level Courses

4302. Spatial Analysis and Modeling (3). Prerequisite: GIST 3300 or equivalent. A second course in geographic information systems. Focuses on the analysis of spatial data and modeling

4304. Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3). Prerequisite: GIST 3300. An advanced course in GIS focused on spatial data management, editing, topology, models, and cartographic representations.

4308. Cartographic Design (3). Prerequisite: GIST 3300 or equivalent. Theory and practice of cartographic design with an emphasis on visual thinking and communication using GIS.

4310. GPS Field Mapping (3). Prerequisite: GIST 3300 or equivalent. Use of the global positioning system (GPS) and mobile field mapping software for navigation and the acquisition of spatial data.

4312. Internet Mapping (3). Prerequisite: GIST 3300 or equivalent. Study of the technology used to distribute maps over the internet. Emphasis is on the development of interactive web mapping applications.

5000 Level Courses

5300. Geographic Information Systems (3). Introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) for thematic mapping and spatial analysis. Laboratory emphasized experience with professional GIS software.

5302. Spatial Analysis and Modeling (3). Prerequisite: GIST 5300 or equivalent. A second course in geographic information systems focused on the analysis of spatial data and modeling.

5304. Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3). Prerequisite: GIST 5300 or equivalent. An advanced course in GIS focuses on spatial data management, editing, topology, models, and cartographic representations.

5308. Cartographic Design (3). Prerequisite: GIST 5300 or equivalent. Theory and practice of cartographic design with an emphasis on visual thinking and communication using GIS.

5310. GPS Field Mapping and Data Acquisition (3). Prerequisite: GIST 5300 or equivalent. Use of the Global Position Systems (GPS) and mobile field software for navigation and the acquisition of spatial data.

5312. Internet Mapping (3). Prerequisite: GIST 5300 or equivalent. Study of the technology used to distribute maps over the Internet. Emphasis on the development of interactive web mapping applications.