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GEOG 211 - Cartography

(4 credits)
Corequisite: GEOG 211L
Maps are valuable tools for displaying, interpreting and analyzing patterns of human-environment interactions. This course introduces the basic concepts and procedures necessary to design, construct, interpret and update straightforward and effective maps. Students will learn the process and methods of map design, including: digitizing, creating maps with computer-aided drawing software, manipulating data with a spreadsheet, and using specialized mapping software to visualize and analyze geographically distributed data. This course provides a background for applied mapping courses in geographic information systems (GIS). Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory weekly.