Course Description

Geography 167: Cartography, GEOG 167

Designed for juniors/seniors. Survey of field of cartography. Theory and construction of map projections, compilation procedures, principles of generalization, symbolization, terrain representation, lettering, drafting and scribing, and map reproduction methods.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Los Angeles, Geography

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Major Requirement: Upper Division GEOG majors

UC Merced:
units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Major Preparation: Likely applicable by petition to "Techniques" major requirement for Geography BA and Physical Geography BS, or "Geographical Information Systems and Cartography" concentration for Geographical Information Science emphasis

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Prerequisites

Geography 7 with a minimum grade of D-. You can be prevented from enrolling in this class if you have not met this requisite.

Course Creator

M.E. Shin
Professor Shin has taught Introduction to GIS and other courses in geographic techniques for over fifteen years. Course materials are informed by Professor Shin's research agenda that uses and applies GIS and spatial analysis to political, economic and health geography. Professor Shin also serves on UCLA's Faculty Committee on Educational Technology (FCET), was nominated to receive UCLA's Copenhaver Award for Teaching with Technology, and is a tester for the Moodle course management system at UCLA. Professor Shin has taught Introduction to GIS and other courses in geographic techniques for over fifteen years. Course materials are informed by Professor Shin's research agenda that uses and applies GIS and spatial analysis to political, economic and health geography. Professor Shin also serves on UCLA's Faculty Committee on Educational Technology (FCET), was nominated to receive ...

Professor Shin has taught Introduction to GIS and other courses in geographic techniques for over fifteen years. Course materials are informed by Professor Shin's research agenda that uses and applies GIS and spatial analysis to political, economic and health geography. Professor Shin also serves on UCLA's Faculty Committee on Educational Technology (FCET), was nominated to receive UCLA's Copenhaver Award for Teaching with Technology, and is a tester for the Moodle course management system at UCLA.

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