Geographic Information Systems
GIS 20, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 3 units
Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.
GIS are computer-based systems used to collect, store and analyze geographic information. This course will present the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) science and its applications to spatial data management. Topics include: Identification and acquisition of GIS data; Assessment of vector and raster systems, scale, resolution, map projection, coordinate systems, georeferencing and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Spatial analysis and modeling with GIS will also be presented.
GIS 20 is the same course as Geography 20. Students may receive credit for one, but not both.
4246 5:15p-6:35p TTh BUS 250 Liu J