GIS 110 Introduction to Cartography

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CSC 105

Examines a broad range of map types, emphasizing maps as a communication system with both symbology and specific organizational hierarchies. Discussion and demonstration focuses on essential cartographic principles and practices used for designing maps, with emphasis on cartographic principles resulting in the effective map communication, qualitative messages, and quantitative information.