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Course Code: INTL432 Course ID: 3210 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) contain a powerful set of tools for data acquisition, management, query and display. This course will provide students with a substantial foundation of skills to merge both theoretical and applied information with hands-on practical training utilizing the basic tools provided with the ArcGIS Online software. Students will become familiar with GIS and with GIS software as they create ArcGIS Map projects addressing security and intelligence issues.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

CO1: Demonstrate the skills to lay out, save, and export geospatial maps using the ToolWire virtual lab using the Esri Geographic Information Systems software.

CO2: Explain the value of objective analytic tradecraft to spatial problem sets.

CO3: Apply ArcCatalog data as layers to a map.

CO4: Implement basic ArcGIS functions relating to databases, layers, labels and features.

CO5: Articulate how to assess data from multiple sources in terms of its usefulness, accuracy, and potential for application into an ArcGIS project.

CO6: Understand the wide uses of GIS to address many of society’s problems.

CO7: Explain how GIS supports national security and law enforcement objectives.

Discussion Forums – 25 percent

Each week, a discussion question is provided and posts should reflect assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:55 pm ET, and respond to more than two of your classmates by Sunday 11:55 pm ET.

Progress Assignment – 25 percent

The Progress Assignment consists of lab and written work.

Midterm Assignment – 25 percent

The Midterm Assignment consists of lab and written work.

Final Assignment – 25 percent

The Final Assignment consists of lab and written work.

NameGrade %
Discussions 25.00 %
W1: GIS Example 4.17 %
W2: GIS Support to Warfighters 4.17 %
W3: Finding Geospatial Data 4.17 %
W5: GIS Support for Medical Intelligence 4.17 %
W7: GIS in Your Work and Life 4.17 %
W8: GIS Project 4.17 %
Assignments 75.00 %
Assignment 1 25.00 %
Assignment 2 25.00 %
Assignment 3 25.00 %

CO1: Demonstrate the skills to lay out, save, and export geospatial maps using the ToolWire virtual lab using the Esri Geographic Information Systems software.

CO2: Explain the value of objective analytic tradecraft to spatial problem sets.

CO3: Apply ArcCatalog data as layers to a map.

CO4: Implement basic ArcGIS functions relating to databases, layers, labels and features.

CO5: Articulate how to assess data from multiple sources in terms of its usefulness, accuracy, and potential for application into an ArcGIS project.

CO6: Understand the wide uses of GIS to address many of society’s problems.

CO7: Explain how GIS supports national security and law enforcement objectives.

Book Title:Any ESRI training modules that have a cost are the responsibility of the student. Free/Required modules are noted inside the classroom.
ISBN:ESRI Training Note
 
Book Title:ArcGIS Software - access instructions will be sent to student's MyCampus email - https://apus.libanswers.com/study/faq/2253
ISBN:ESRI Note
Publication Info:ESRI
Author:ESRI
Electronic Unit Cost:$10.00
 
Book Title:The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying The Science of Where - eBook available online, links provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9781589484870
Publication Info:ESRI Press
Author:Harder & Brown
Unit Cost:$19.99
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.