• GIS-105 : Cartography & Visualization of Geospatial Data

    Academic Level:
    Undergraduate
    Department:
    Mathematics
    Subject:
    Geographic Information Systems
    Corequisites:
    None
    Credits:
    3
    This course provides a comprehensive study of cartography related to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) including visualization of geospatial data, cartographic principles, data acquisition techniques, and methods of base map development. The course includes map projections, map scales, types of thematic maps, field mapping techniques including GPS, and map accuracy. Scanning, digitizing, and coordinate geometry techniques used in GIS base map development are introduced through hands-on exercises and computer-assisted mapping projects using ArcMapT and ArcCatalogT. 2 hours lecture/2 hours lab Prerequisites: Exit Basic English; MAT 100 or MAT 106 or higher