Course OverviewLearn basic principles of map design and map reading. Explore concepts such as map scale, coordinate reference systems, projections, datums, symbology, and labeling conventions. Learn map interpretation with healthy skepticism. Create maps on a digital platform.
If class section is Live Online - will need Windows 8.1.
Recommended Textbook: How to Lie with Maps 3rd Edition, ISBN 978-0226435923. The book is available through the UNM Bookstore or Amazon.
PrerequisitesBasic computer experience.
Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate Program : Geographic Information Systems Certificate