Dec 04, 2023  
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CIVT 1200 Geographic Information Systems

3 Credit Hour(s)
This course provides the foundation for understanding what GIS is, what it can do and how others are using it.  Topics may include; basic functions of GIS, why a GIS is so powerful, what coordinate systems and map projections are and why they are important.  Student will work with GIS software to visualize geographic data, create maps, query a GIS data base, perform special analysis using common analysis tool and solve geographic problems using a systematic approach.
This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.



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