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Fall 2013 Semester
Nov 29, 2021
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PPUA 6215 - Geographic Information Systems for Urban and Regional Policy
Introduces students to the use of a geographic information system (GIS) and explores the practical application of GIS in urban and regional policy analysis. Topics include the geographical basis of policy issues, demographic analysis, and spatial mapping as a tool in decision support and policy making. Offers students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with a leading commercial GIS software package. Exercises explore data gathering, database manipulation techniques, spatial overlay analysis methods, cartography principals, spatial modeling tools, and heuristic problem solving.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Studio

Pub Policy and Urban Affairs Department

Course Attributes:
GS Col Socl Sci & Humanities

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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