Principles of Geography and Digital Cartography (GIS201)


Course Memo

Introduction to the distribution of people, activities and environments around the world; geographic patterns and the interaction of humans with their surroundings are emphasized. Focuses upon significant problems within each of the regions, and examines the geographical background of those problems. The purpose of this course is also to learn the concepts, principles, and techniques related to maps and map making. Students are expected to develop knowledge and expertise in map types, data selection, compilation, display, design, mapping tools & production techniques, and communication.