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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
12164Online labNot applicableAvailable 24/7
From January 9 through March 25, 2023
Lauren A HullBooks for CRN 12164
Class details for CRN 12164
Fees: $12
and In-person lectureSoutheast TABOR 119
from 6 to 8:50pm

From January 9 through March 20, 2023
12860RemoteNot applicable
from 1 to 3:50pm

From January 12 through March 23, 2023
Alee T KelleyBooks for CRN 12860
Class details for CRN 12860
Fees: $12

Class schedule definitions

cost is based on the number of credits – see tuition and fees
$0 or <$40 means low cost books (doesn't include other supplies like calculators)
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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.