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GEO170 Maps and Geospatial Concepts

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Introduces fundamental principles of geography needed to understand the use and interpretation of maps, geospatial technologies, and Geographic Information Systems(GIS). Investigates the role of maps in society and culture, and examines spatial concepts of scale, reference systems, coordinate systems, map projections, data visualization, global positioning systems, land surveying, remote sensing, and digital landscapes. Prerequisites: (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available. (See course content and outcomes.)

Credits: 4

List of classes for GEO170 Maps and Geospatial Concepts
CRNClass typeLocationDays & timeDatesSeats availableFacultyMore info
44016Online labNot applicableAvailable 24/7
From September 29 through December 17, 2022
Lauren A HullBooks for CRN 44016
Class details for CRN 44016
Fees: $12
and Remote lectureNot applicable
Thursday
from 10am to 12:50pm

From September 29 through December 17, 2022
42264Online labNot applicableAvailable 24/7
From September 27 through December 13, 2022
STAFFBooks for CRN 42264
Class details for CRN 42264
Fees: $12
and In-person lectureSylvania SS 120
Tuesday
from 2 to 4:50pm

From September 27 through December 13, 2022

Class schedule definitions

Cost:
cost is based on the number of credits – see tuition and fees
Books:
$0 or <$40 means low cost books (doesn't include other supplies like calculators)
Register:
use the CRN to register in MyPCC – see how to register
Class types:
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  • In-person: class takes place at specific times and locations. Attendance in person is required.
  • Online: class does not have meeting times. Regular online interaction is required and there are weekly assignments.
  • Remote: class takes place at specific times online. Students must be logged in during class meeting times.