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Geographic Information Science and Cartography

A program that focuses on the systematic study of the spatial distribution and interrelationships of people, natural resources, plant and animal life. Includes instruction in historical and political geography, cultural geography, economic and physical geography, regional science, cartographic methods, remote sensing, spatial analysis, and applications to areas such as land-use planning, development studies, and analyses of specific countries, regions, and resources.  A program that focuses on the systematic study of map-making and the application of mathematical, computer, and other techniques to the science of mapping geographic information. Includes instruction in cartographic theory and map projections, computer-assisted cartography, map design and layout, photogrammetry, air photo interpretation, remote sensing, cartographic editing, and applications to specific industrial, commercial, research, and governmental mapping problems.

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Austin, TX 78701
Dallas, TX 75244
McKinney, TX 75070
Houston, TX 77081
Baytown, TX 77520
Cypress, TX 77433
Waco, TX 76708
Hurst, TX 76054
Temple, TX 76504
Weatherford, TX 76086