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IS 668 Visualizing Information Systems: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Course Description: Geographic Information Systems are characterized by spatial objects that have locations (e.g. addresses, landmarks, geopolitical boundaries, rivers, roads, etc.) and data associated with them (e.g. quantities, statistics, etc.) Emerging applications and research involves solving problems which asks IS related questions about geospatial information and applied in many situations including customer analysis, market analysis, site selection, etc. In this class students will learn how to use ArcGIS to analyze and develop GIS solutions.

Course Rotation: NY and PL: Fall, Spring, and Summer.


3 credits