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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Course Number: GEOG 10 (VOC)
Course Objectives:
  • Perform simple spatial data analysis using appropriate software.
  • Apply principles of geographic data display to GIS problems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate the results of GIS analysis through appropriate maps, documents and web pages.
  • Manipulate geographic data and the fundamentals of geographic data structures
  • Describe the fundamentals of cartography and the importance of map projections in constructing effective maps.
  • Construct simple spatial databases.
  • Analyze case studies of geographic problems and the procedures used to solve them.
  • Perform simple spatial data analysis using appropriate software.
  • Assess procedures necessary for spatial problem solving through the implementation of a method or tool.
  • Explore GIS career opportunities in a discipline specific field.