Geography Courses

These courses are offered through the Environmental and Urban Geography program offered by the Department of Anthropology at UIC.

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464 Geographic Modeling of Transportation Systems
3 OR 4 hours. Discussions of the principles of spatial interaction, emphasizing passenger movements, commodity flows, the practicality of network analysis, and the impact of transportation facilities on land use and regional development. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): GEOG 100 and GEOG 161.

481 Geographic Information Systems I
4 hours. Components and performance properties of geographic information systems. Geographic hierarchies and data structures. Problems and solutions in handling large geographic files. Geocoding. Same as ANTH 481. Prerequisite(s): GEOG 100 and one from GEOG 278, GEOG 386, IDS 100; or consent of the instructor.

482 Geographic Information Systems II
4 hours. Application of raster (or grid) based geographic information systems to the spatial analysis of landscapes. Same as ANTH 482.

589 Geographic Information Systems for Planning
4 hours. Applications of Geographic Information Systems to urban planning and policy making. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing; and approval of the department. Priority registration for graduate students in Urban Planning and Policy, and graduate students admitted to the campus certificate program in Geospatial Analysis and Visualization.