GEOG 201
Map Interpretation & GPS  
compass photo
4 units
3 hours weekly, 18 total hours of supervised field application
Advisory: Completion of MATH 080, and Eligibility for College Level Reading and ENGL 101.

This course will provide students with the skills necessary to interpret maps. Projections, scale, coordinate systems, topographic maps, air photo interpretation, use of compasses will be explored. Students will also cover the basics of how GPS works and examine some of the ways GPS technologies can be used to solve real-world problems. Students will gain hands-on experience mapping field-collected data and importing the data to computer mapping software. Students will be required to participate in a minimum of 18 hours of supervised off-campus field application sessions.
Syllabus, Spring 2010 (pdf)
Schedule, Spring 2010, revised Mar. 3 (pdf)
Midterm Study Guide (pdf)
Final Study Guide (pdf)
Other Resources
Final grades (pdf)