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HY 285. Mapping Our World. 3 Hours.

This course will focus on the historical applications of mapping and map-making. It will provide a background to geometric mapping and Geography using aerial photography, satellite remote sensing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and historical maps and related datasets. Students will be taught the importance of maps to a wide range of fields from a number of academic specialists. This will include the physical sciences (NASA atmospheric applications), biological sciences (environmental mapping), social sciences (crime mapping and archaeological mapping), health sciences (disease mapping), and humanities (religious mapping). Students will work in UAB labs and in broader Birmingham on learning ArcGIS and mapmaking skills, and will submit an e-Portfolio by the end of the semester. Quantitative Literacy is a significant component of this course.

Department of Sociology

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Department of Government

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