Course Description

Geography 168: Intermediate Geographic Information Systems, GEOG 168

Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Enforced requisite: course 7. Extension of basic concepts presented in course 7. How geographic and spatial analyses inform, integrate, and extend scientific inquiry in physical, life, and social sciences. Discussion of range of decisions and critical judgments necessary to carry out sound spatial analyses. Development of technical proficiency within geographic information systems (GIS) environment. P/NP or letter grading.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Los Angeles, Geography

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit Only

UC Davis:
Course Equivalence: UCD LDA 150 or UCD ABT 150

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit Only

UC Los Angeles:
Major Requirement: Geography B.A., Digital Humanities Minor

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: GEO Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major

UC San Francisco:
Pending

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit Only

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit Only

Course Video

Prerequisites

Geography 7 with a minimum grade of D-. You can be prevented from enrolling in this class if you have not met this requisite.

Course Fees

None

Course Creator

M.E. Shin
Professor Shin has taught Introduction to GIS and other courses in geographic techniques for over fifteen years. Course materials are informed by Professor Shin's research agenda that uses and applies GIS and spatial analysis to political, economic and health geography. Professor Shin also serves on UCLA's Faculty Committee on Educational Technology (FCET), was nominated to receive UCLA's Copenhaver Award for Teaching with Technology, and is a tester for the Moodle course management system at UCLA. Professor Shin has taught Introduction to GIS and other courses in geographic techniques for over fifteen years. Course materials are informed by Professor Shin's research agenda that uses and applies GIS and spatial analysis to political, economic and health geography. Professor Shin also serves on UCLA's Faculty Committee on Educational Technology (FCET), was nominated to receive ...

Professor Shin has taught Introduction to GIS and other courses in geographic techniques for over fifteen years. Course materials are informed by Professor Shin's research agenda that uses and applies GIS and spatial analysis to political, economic and health geography. Professor Shin also serves on UCLA's Faculty Committee on Educational Technology (FCET), was nominated to receive UCLA's Copenhaver Award for Teaching with Technology, and is a tester for the Moodle course management system at UCLA.

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