Education Courses

Geography 170: Our Digital Globe

This course is an introduction to Geographic Information Science (GIScience) and explores the tools and technologies for acquiring, analyzing, managing, and displaying geographic information. It introduces a variety of geospatial technologies and tools, including geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), remote sensing, spatial analysis, and cartography (the science and art of mapmaking). Although GEOG 170 is a non-specialist course, it provides the foundation for various upper-level GIS, GPS, remote sensing, cartography, and web-animated cartography courses.

Check out past syllabi below!

Spring 2016

Instructor: Qunying Huang
TA: Evan Applegate


Curriculum Overview
G170: Our Digital Globe
G370: Introduction to Cart
G572: Graphic Design
G575: Interactive Cart
G970: Seminar in GIS

Find this semester's course offerings at the Online Course Guide