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Unformatted text preview: Syllabus GEOSCI 494A CPE 9/3/08 Fall 2008 UMass Outreach Continuing and Professional Education Department of Geosciences GEO ‐ SCI 494A: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Interdisciplinary Applications. Lecture and Lab: 3-Credits W 6: 00 ‐ 9:00 Morrill IV 271 Instructor: Sean M. Fitzgerald, [email protected], 572‐2906 (H) Office hours: W 3:30‐5:30pm or by appointment Objectives: The objective of this course is to introduce the concepts and principles of GIS. Both theoretical and applied themes of GIS are included in this course; with an emphasis on professional application. Through the completion of labs and a final project, the students will become proficient in using ESRI ArcGIS for mapping, basic spatial analysis and other GIS applications. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of computers, including MS windows Required textbook: (Available in Textbook Annex or online.) GIS Fundamentals: A First Text on Geographic Information Systems, 3rd edition, Paul Bolstad,...
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- Fall '08