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HMP 703 Introduction to GIS for Public Health 3.0 Credits

This course will provide students with a solid foundation in acquisition, manipulation, analyses, and presentation of spatial data using geographic information system (GIS). This course emphasizes hands-on use of data from Philadelphia and other contexts to develop methodological expertise, explore spatial patterns in health, and understand issues of health disparities and social justice. Topics covered in this course include: acquisition of spatial data, data management, geocoding, symbolizing features, coordinate and projection systems, making maps for presentation, and introduction to spatial analyses.

College/Department: Dornsife School of Public Health
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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