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T GIS 311 Maps and GIS (6) NSc, RSN
Introduction to map interpretation and basic spatial analysis through the use of geographic information systems (GIS). Emphasizes developing, through hands-on experience, a fundamental understanding of GIS and the technical expertise necessary for applying GIS in a variety of scenarios such as environmental science, urban planning, nursing, social work, and business.
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T GIS 312 Intermediate GIS (6) NSc
Examines GIS techniques that range from spatial analysis using vector and raster data models, to the analysis of three dimensional surfaces in urban space. Prerequisite: T GIS 311.
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T GIS 313 Applied GIS and Project Design (3) NSc
Exposes real-world applications of geographic information systems. Discussion centers on the implantation of a GIS and strategies students might take as they begin planning for their own GIS project. Prerequisite: T GIS 311.
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T GIS 350 Remote Sensing (5)
Introduce students to the principles, concepts, and tools for remote sensing of the Earth's surface. Students will learn how to process data collected from both passive and active sensors, using data collected from these sensors from a broad range of the electromagnetic spectrum to perform image analysis for mapping purposes.
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T GIS 414 Advanced Applications of GIS (5) NSc
Applies GIS techniques through case studies of social, economic, and environmental issues in the Puget Sound region. Introduces new techniques in basic programming for GIS, using ArcGIS ModelBuilder, and the advanced use of GPS devices. Prerequisite: T GIS 312; T GIS 313.
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T GIS 415 Critical Theory and GIS Practicum (5) NSc
Explores the foundational debates that have impacted the evolution of geospatial software, technique, and methodology. Concurrent with these readings and discussions, projects designed in T GIS 313 are fully implemented and results are prepared for digital and print presentation. Prerequisite: T GIS 312; T GIS 313.
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T GIS 450 Participatory Mapping (5)
Introduces students to the goals, principles, methods, and tools associated with participatory mapping. Learn how to collect data directly from community members using a wide range of mapping techniques from digital to tangible mediums.
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T GIS 460 Cartography and Data Visualization (5) RSN
Introduce students to the interpretation and representation of spatial information. Learn to analyze and create persuasive, beautiful maps and data visualizations. Prerequisite: T GIS 311
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T GIS 470 GIS Scripting and Automation (5) RSN
Introduction to the automation of the acquisition, manipulation, and display of spatial data through scripting languages. Students will work with social media data, like Twitter and Instagram. Prerequisite: T GIS 311
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T GIS 501 GIS Customization and Automation (5)
Provides a foundation in the tools and techniques that are required to customize and automate geographic information systems. Prepares students to interact with mobile and web-based geospatial data and applications in subsequent courses. Offered: A.
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T GIS 502 Introduction to Geospatial Technology (5)
Provides an introduction and overview of the role that geospatial technologies play in contemporary urban and environmental planning scenarios. Focuses on the applications and techniques that are core elements of the graduate program in Geospatial Technologies. Offered: A.
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T GIS 503 Web-Based GIS (5)
Provides a foundation in the tools and techniques that are required to engage in web-based GIS resources. Prepares students to develop customized web-based GIS tools and deploy interactive web-based cartographic assets. Offered: A.
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T GIS 504 Mobile Geospatial Application Development (5)
Provides a foundation in the tools and techniques that are required to design, develop, and deploy mobile geospatial applications. Offered: A.
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T GIS 505 Cartography and Data Visualization (5)
Studies the interpretation and representation of spatial information. Students discuss, develop, and apply rigorous cartographic principles to various data sets.
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T GIS 506 Environmental Planning Applications (5)
Provides an overview of how geospatial technology is used by environmental planners and decision makers. Students apply what is learned in class to build an interactive digital environmental model and an environmental planning proposal. Sills applied to the practicum and capstones requirement.
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T GIS 507 Practicum I: Planning and Design (5)
Provides the foundational knowledge and skills required to write research or project proposal.
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T GIS 508 Practicum II: Implementation (5)
Provides the opportunity to complete the final MS in Geospatial Technologies capstone project and report.
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