GIS 4650 - Demographic Analysis Using GIS
This course offers an overview of US Decennial Census data, covering a brief historical overview of why census information is collected, collection procedures, geographic coverage, and subject matter contained in census reports. Using a popular PC-based desktop mapping software program, students learn how to navigate through census files and create a variety of thematic maps. Several application areas, such as marketing, demographic analysis and facility planning, are used in sample exercises.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Geographic Information Systems to see the next time this course is offered.