Course Name
GEOG376
Course Title
Introduction to Computer Programming for GIS
Prerequisites/Rules
Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH220, MATH130, or MATH140. And GEOG373; or permission of BSOS-Geography department. Students must pay a $40.00 laboratory materials fee
Credits
3
Grading Method
Degree Category

Introduces conceptual and practical aspects of programming for geographic applications. The main focus is on developing a solid understanding of basic programming techniques irrespective of the specific programming language including variables, looping, conditional statements, nesting, math, strings, and other concepts. In addition, students will develop a proficiency in applying these basic programming principles to manipulating spatial data sources within the Geographic Information Systems (GIS).