Geodesy and mapping; introduction to atmospheric science, weather, climate, the oceans, hydrology, and the earth’s heat budget.
Introduction to geographic science through the use and application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and geospatial technologies. Applies geographic concepts and both qualitative and quantitative GIS applications in a variety of fields.
This course examines concepts of health, globalization, disease, and illness from the perspective of how environment, biology, and society interact to produce and address states of health and disease. Geographic theories and tools, including GIS, will be used to explore course concepts.
Explores the role of geographic science in business decision making. Applies geoscience tools, such as GIS, data mining, and quantitative visualization techniques to issues like competitive analysis, site selection, customer profiling, sales management, and market segmentation. Students will learn to perform integrated business geo-sci research for client organizations.