Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 270 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems

(R only)

Offers training in several advanced GIS analytical methods widely used by industry and government, such as network, spatial, and three-dimensional analyses. Uses the latest software: Network Analyst, Spatial Analyst, and 3-D Analyst, and may introduce other GIS operations and analyses, as developed. Course components include laboratory exercises, exams, and a term project using one or more of the analytical tools learned during the semester. PREREQUISITE(S): GEOG 260  or consent of program coordinator. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week. Formerly GE 263.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how various GIS software functions to carry out advanced analytical and problem-solving operations.
  • Use network, spatial, and 3D concepts as tools for problem-solving.
  • Display, analyze, and change spatial data from one format to another; apply statistical analyses to spatial problems; and evaluate appropriate software to use in solving spatial problems.
  • Utilize their GIS skills to create useable map products.

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