URBS330 - GIS APPL IN SOC SCIENCE

Course Description: 
This course will introduce students to the principles behind Geographic Information Science and applications of (GIS) in the social sciences. Examples of GIS applications in social services, public health, criminology, real estate, environmental justice, education, history, and urban studies will be used to illustrate how GIS integrates, displays, and facilitates analysis of spatial data through maps and descriptive statistics. Students will learn to create data sets through primary and secondary data collection, map their own data, and create maps to answer research questions. The course will consist of a combination of lecture and lab.
Course ID: 
URBS330
Title (text only): 
GIS APPL IN SOC SCIENCE
Term: 
2017C
Term Session: 
0
Subject Area: 
URBS
Status: 
O