Description
CARTOGRAPHY
Examines the interpretation of social, political, economic, demographic and physical data through the use of maps and charts. Mapping software is used to explore map projections; scale; the selection, organization and presentation of data; cartographic techniques and map interpretation. The history of mapmaking and maps as propaganda tools is also discussed. Computers are used for all mapping projects; no manual drafting is involved.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SU3 Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GEOG 0420
Academic Group
UPITT - Johnstown
Academic Organization
UPJ - Social Science
Campus
Johnstown Campus
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring