Feb 24, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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GEOG 4730 - Principles of GIS

Introduction to the fundamental principles and applications of geographic information systems (GISs). In-depth practical training in creation, storage, management, visualization, and map-driven analysis of geospatial data using industry standard GIS and mapping technologies.

Requisites: GEOG 2680
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: TAG course: OSS051 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply geospatial data modeling, and geospatial database management and querying techniques.
  • Demonstrate advanced GIS analysis skills for spatial decision making and problem solving as applicable.
  • Demonstrate practical operational knowledge of GIS software and mapping tools.
  • Identify limitations of existing GIS and their connections to future technological changes in the GIS.

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