Mapping History with Geographic Information Systems

VMS 304

Beginner/intermediate Geographic Information System (GIS) course designed to help students learn how to investigate history spatially. Emphasizes perspectives, procedures, and tools that are relevant to applications of GIS in Art History and Humanistic disciplines. Designed as a hybrid lecture/lab format in which direct instruction is supplemented by hands on learning labs using ArcGIS software and real-world spatial data. The main skills students will gain are: integration of spatial and tabular data, geoprocessing, data visualization, creating features, editing features, vector and raster integration, spatial analysis, georeferencing.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • ARTHIST 315
  • CMAC 315
  • ISS 315
Typically Offered
Fall Only