MIS 355 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems:

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GIS (Geographical Information Systems) are becoming more useful in many disciplines.  Smartphones, Navigation Systems, Tablet Computers and other devices now support location services.  GIS systems also provide support for many disciplines including medicine, criminal justice, science, and marketing.  This course will introduce students to GIS and the principles of spatial data and the analysis tools that can be applied to the data.  At the end of the course, students will have an understanding of GIS theory and examples of GIS-based solutions in the world around them.  Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing. Offered fall day in odd numbered years, fall online F2 in even numbered years.