Taubman College

Course List

Term Fall 2011
Class UP 406
Class Title Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Description This course provides an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and how it may be applied to solve urban planning problems. Emphasis is on basic principles and concepts of GIS, theory and tools of spatial analysis, and broad exposure to GIS applications such as land use, infrastructure, and environmental planning. Topics include the history of GIS, hardware and software requirements, spatial data types, data formats and sources, spatial analysis techniques, making maps and reports, and fundamentals of database design
Prereq none
Crosslist none
Required No
Elective Yes
Meets Lecture: MW 10:00-11:00am 2108 A&AB
Labs: M 12:00-2:30pm Duderstadt Center
TH 1:00-3:30pm Duderstadt Center
F 8:30-11:00am Duderstadt Center
Credits 3
Faculty Lan Deng
Syllabus UP406.pdf