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Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

SOC 2612 S01 [CRN: 16339]

This course is intended for graduate students seeking to learn the basics of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how to incorporate spatial questions into social science research. The course is primarily a methods course and through required independent project work, students will learn how GIS and spatial analysis are typically employed across the social sciences. By the end students will be proficient in independent use of ArcGIS, most frequently used GIS software package, and will be able to apply the more common tools of spatial analysis. They will also know basics of cartography.
Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
Primary Instructor
Meetings
09:00 am - 12:00 am Thu - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
08 (Dec 15, 2014 2:00pm)