GC 335 Geographic Information Systems 4 cr.  (4-0-0)

This course introduces students and professionals to foundational ideas underpinning the growing field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Students will examine fundamental concepts related to the creation, management, analysis, and visualization of geographic information. Students will then apply these concepts using industry-standard software to assemble and analyze data, and develop visualizations to communicate, solve problems, and make decisions. These skills will prepare students for work in a variety of job sectors.