[ENVS 258] Interdisciplinary Applications of Geographic Information Systems

This course examines the theory and methods of computer-based Geographic Information Systems [GIS] and their application to interdisciplinary topics such as urban and regional planning and environmental management. Students learn to collect and display various types of spatial data. Interpretation and analysis of spatial data are also emphasized. Through individual and group projects, students are encouraged to explore political, economic, sociological, and/or scientific topics that might benefit from spatial analysis. Lecture, discussion, computer laboratory, and possible field study.

Course Title

Interdisciplinary Applications of Geographic Information Systems

Course Code

ENVS 258


.50, 1.00

Fulfills Requirements



Prerequisite: 1 lab-science course, sophomore standing, or consent of instructor.


Offered every third semester.

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