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GEOG 331 Exploring Maps and Geographic Technologies

Units: 3

Hours: 48 hours LEC; 18 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC

CID: C-ID GEOG 150

Maps are the most effective way to communicate spatial information. This course introduces students to the quickly changing world of maps (both hardcopy and digital) and geographic techniques and technologies such as map and aerial photograph interpretation, spreadsheet operations, basic statistics, cartography, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Internet mapping, remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that aid in data collection, analysis and presentation.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: DEMONSTRATE AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE MAJOR MODES OF GEOGRAPHIC INQUIRY.