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GIS 112 Intermediate GIS
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2014
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Development of intermediate level knowledge and skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including statistical applications, spatial databases, spatial analysis and related technology, and an overview of spatial data.

Prerequisites: GIS101, GIS102 and GIS111

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain the three geographic aspects of GIS.
2. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe common applications of GIS in government, the private sector and in research.
3. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe legal and ethical issues related to use of GIS and spatial data.
4. (Analysis Level) Analyze and explain the uses of statistical data, classifications and levels of measurement.
5. (Comprehension Level) Describe the design, development and implementation considerations for the spatial
6. (Comprehension Level) Explain spatial analysis functions and relevant technologies regarding vector and raster data.
7. (Comprehension Level) Explain and define Structured Query Language (SQL) expressions and functions.
8. (Comprehension Level) Explain how to work with various types of datasets such as control networks and natural features.
9. (Application Level) Use GIS geocoders to obtain a set of results.
10. (Application Level) Demonstrate how to georeference images with GIS.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
URISA (http://www.urisa.org/)

ESRI (http://www.esri.com/) &

GISCI (http://www.gisci.org/)

NCGIA (http://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/) &