Introduces conceptual and practical aspects of programming for geographic applications. The main focus is on developing a solid understanding of basic programming techniques irrespective of the specific programming language including variables, looping, conditional statements, nesting, math, strings, and other concepts. In addition, students will develop a proficiency in applying these basic programming principles to manipulating spatial data sources within the Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH220, MATH130, or MATH140. And GEOG373; or permission of BSOS-Geography department. Students must pay a $40.00 laboratory materials fee
Grading Method: Regular
Testudo Link: http://geog.umd.edu/content/online-classes