Fundamentals of GIS

Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems
This course introduces fundamental concepts and methods of geographic information systems (GIS): computer systems for processing location-based data. Through a sequence of applied problems, students will practice how to conceive, gather, manage, analyze, and visualize geographic datasets. Major topics will include raster and vector data structures and operations, geographic frameworks, and principles of cartographic design. (First semester first year students and second semester seniors by waiver) 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. lab.
Social Sciences
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Spring 2017

GEOG0120A-S17 Lecture
GEOG0120W-S17 Lab
GEOG0120X-S17 Lab
GEOG0120Y-S17 Lab
GEOG0120Z-S17 Lab

Fall 2016

GEOG0120A-F16 Lecture
GEOG0120W-F16 Lab
GEOG0120X-F16 Lab
GEOG0120Y-F16 Lab
GEOG0120Z-F16 Lab

Spring 2016

GEOG0120A-S16 Lecture (Culbert, Gardener)
GEOG0120W-S16 Lab (Culbert)
GEOG0120X-S16 Lab (Gardener)
GEOG0120Y-S16 Lab (Gardener)
GEOG0120Z-S16 Lab (Culbert)

Fall 2015

GEOG0120A-F15 Lecture (Howarth)
GEOG0120W-F15 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120X-F15 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120Y-F15 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120Z-F15 Lab (Howarth)

Spring 2015

GEOG0120A-S15 Lecture (Holler, Immich)
GEOG0120W-S15 Lab (Holler)
GEOG0120X-S15 Lab (Immich)
GEOG0120Y-S15 Lab (Holler)
GEOG0120Z-S15 Lab (Immich)

Fall 2014

GEOG0120A-F14 Lecture (Howarth)
GEOG0120W-F14 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120X-F14 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120Y-F14 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120Z-F14 Lab (Howarth)

Spring 2014

GEOG0120A-S14 Lecture (Holler, Richards-Rissetto)
GEOG0120W-S14 Lab (Holler)
GEOG0120X-S14 Lab (Richards-Rissetto)
GEOG0120Y-S14 Lab (Holler)
GEOG0120Z-S14 Lab (Richards-Rissetto)

Fall 2013

GEOG0120A-F13 Lecture (Howarth)
GEOG0120W-F13 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120X-F13 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120Y-F13 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120Z-F13 Lab (Howarth)

Spring 2013

GEOG0120A-S13 Lecture (Hegman)
GEOG0120W-S13 Lab (Hegman)
GEOG0120X-S13 Lab (Hegman)
GEOG0120Y-S13 Lab (Hegman)
GEOG0120Z-S13 Lab (Hegman)

Fall 2012

GEOG0120A-F12 Lecture (Howarth)
GEOG0120W-F12 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120X-F12 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120Y-F12 Lab (Howarth)
GEOG0120Z-F12 Lab (Howarth)

Fall 2005

GEOG0120A-F05 Lecture (Dana)

Fall 2003

GEOG0120A-F03 Lecture (Churchill)
GEOG0120B-F03 Lecture (Churchill)