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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

GIS 120 - Introduction to Geodesy

Class: 2 Lab: 2 Clinical: 0 Credit: 3
No Pre/Corequisites
This course introduces the fundamental concepts behind map projections, datums, and coordinate systems. Topics include the theory of how the earth’s shape is defined and how geographic features are positioned using spherical coordinate systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of geodesy as it relates to the measurement and representation of the earth.