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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 417 - Advanced GIS

Advanced GIS principles, techniques, analysis, and application. Lecture and practical hands-on experience. Applied experience using GIS software. GEOG 417 and GEOL 417 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Prerequisites: GEOG 404 or GEOL 404.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)


Justify, apply, employ, and interpret input data to solve a geographic problem.

Students will develop individual geospatial research projects and take them from problem formulation through data collection and analysis to final presentation.

  Class project

Recognize different ways in which GIS can be applied in a variety of fields.


Reading assignments

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of graphic and text presentation and communication skills.


Final project, Lab exercises, in- class assignments, exams

Demonstrate knowledge of computer-based skills using modern GIS software.


Lab exercises, in-class assignments, exams

Recall and integrate knowledge learned through lecture, labs, reading, and software skills


Lab exercises, in-class assignments, exams

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