Applied GISCollege of Engineering
This course will introduce students to the theory and practice of geographic information systems. Topics include: coordinate systems and transformations; raster and vector data; mapping; spatial databases; topology; analyzing patterns; spatial relationships; data queries; and decision making with spatial data. The concepts will be applied to the fields such as environmental and water resources, transportation/urban planning, land development, and infrastructure management. State-of-the practice software is implemented in the course.