The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

GEOL 4411 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

This course covers fundamental concepts and techniques of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Concepts include: the basics of maps including projections, datums, coordinate systems, map interpretation, design and field mapping techniques. Additional concepts include: GPS theory and application within a GIS framework as well as an introduction to ArcGIS software to include geospatial data acquisition, processing, and mapping.



Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Schl of Earth, Env, & Mari Sci


As scheduled