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PLAN-702A GIS I: Fundamentals

3 Credits

Introduces students to basic concepts in data management, spreadsheet analysis, digital mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) within the context of planning projects. The uses of selected spreadsheet and GIS packages in various areas of planning, such as land use, real estate, environmental management, transportation and infrastructure planning are investigated. Students get hands-on experience with Excel, MAP INFO, and dBase packages.