URBS V 3200x or y Spatial Analysis: GIS Methods and Urban Case
Introduction to spatial analysis using state of-the-art GIS (Geographic
Information Systems) mapping and analysis software to apply quantitative
analytical methods to real-world urban issues. Will include basic coverage of
applied statistics. Case studies will focus on subjects like environmental
justice, voting patterns, transportation systems, segregation, public health,
redevelopment trends, and socio-economic geography.
Prerequisites: Must attend first class for instructor permission. Preference to Urban Studies majors. Only 24 admitted. General Education Requirement: Quantitative and Deductive Reasoning (QUA).