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2017-2018 Academic Catalogue 
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

CSC 222 - Geographic Information Systems (1)

This course introduces students to computer science through a study of one of its important applications. Through work on projects related to their major fields of interest, students will learn how to use the visualization and statistical functions of geographic information systems as aids in making decisions. Students will learn how to represent, analyze, and display geographic data. Case studies will familiarize students with applications of the technology in the natural sciences, public policy, business, and other fields. Readings, discussions, and exercises will acquaint students with current standards, available tools, significant achievements, and the potential for the future development of geographic information systems.