2021-2022 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog
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GEOG 216 - Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (4)


GIS provides a powerful set of tools for viewing, managing, and analyzing location data using digital maps and other geospatial technology. GIS skills are now important in a variety of fields including public health, environmental science, history, sociology, and business. This course introduces students to fundamental GIS concepts with an emphasis on practical GIS techniques and applications. Students will gain skills in acquiring GIS datasets, creating and editing spatial data, and basic spatial analysis. Students from all disciplines are welcome and encouraged to explore ways to apply GIS in their chosen field. Offered: Fall and Spring.



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