May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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PA 557 - Introduction to GIS: Crime Mapping/Critical Incidents


3 Credit(s)

This course is designed to teach the elementary skills and techniques of Geographic Information Science (GIS), with a focus on crime analysis and critical incidents related to disaster management and homeland security, using ESRI ArcGIS 10.1, or similar software package. ArcGIS is a software platform that is used to apply geography to solving problems and making decisions. In addition to GIS techniques, basic data preparation procedures will be covered as well as a brief survey of various types of crime data and how to acquire such data.

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