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GEOG 170
Introduction to Maps and Cartography


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline: [Natural Sciences]

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Introduction to the descriptive and graphic language of maps, the history of maps, map types, map study and interpretation, map uses, and mapping technology. Also, a brief introduction to cartography and geographic information systems (GIS) will be discussed. Lab work required. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 087; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Performance on exams, exercises, and homework will determine final grades. Tests and quizzes; attendance and completion of lab assignments

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