Education: Learning Location Analytics and GIS
The Seidenberg School offers graduate and undergraduate courses in Location Analytics and GIS. These courses are delivered both online and in class. Look for advanced courses and concentrations in the near future.
CIT 351 – Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (4 credits)
This course provides an introduction to the analysis and design of geographic information systems. These are systems for which the data and solutions are location based. GIS systems are used in a variety of disciplines and applications including geosciences, environmental science, government, land management, non-profits and business. Students will learn how to create comprehensive GIS systems in a range of application areas.
IS 668 – Visualizing Information Systems: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3 credits)
Geographic Information Systems are characterized by spatial objects that have locations (e.g. addresses, landmarks, geopolitical boundaries, rivers, roads, etc.) and data associated with them (e.g. quantities, statistics, etc.) Emerging applications and research involves solving problems which asks IS related questions about geospatial information and applied in many situations including customer analysis, market analysis, site selection, etc. In this class students will learn how to use ArcGIS to analyze and develop GIS solutions.
Webinar and Workshop Series
The lab periodically runs webinars and workshop series that offer introductory and advanced teaching for students, staff and faculty interested in Location Analytics.
Keep an eye on the Seidenberg School social media accounts and our calendar for upcoming events.