Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

GIS-110 Survey of Geographic Information Systems (3)

Introduces the applications of geospatial technologies, including Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Explores global reference and coordinate systems, maps and generalization, as well as types of maps. Studies the basic components and operation of GPS and GIS to develop an awareness of how they are used for data collection, analysis and decision-making in business, government and industry. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A; Comments: Understanding of basic computer literacy concepts and experience using Windows operating system and applications software. CSC-110 Intro to Computers is recommended.

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