Instructor(s): This course is taught by a variety of instructors. Feel free to learn more about them before class.
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Course Structure: Online, 10-12 hours a week for 10 weeks
Prerequisite(s): GEOG 484, GIS Database Development
Geospatial System Analysis and Design surveys the process of GIS design through critical reading/writing and collaborative discussion. Key topics in the course outline the broad range of current GIS systems, how they are designed and evaluated, and how emerging technologies may impact their design and implementation in the near future. In particular, students will develop a term-long project where they propose a realistic problem scenario that requires the skills and understanding required to effectively complete a geospatial system specification, design, and implementation. Students completing this course are able to develop a comprehensive system design plan that takes into account current technologies as well as emerging technology trends.
Learn more about GEOG 583 - Geospatial System Analysis and Design (1 min, 13 sec)
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