URBS V3200 Spatial Analysis: GIS Methods and Urban Case Studies. 4 points.
BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Quantitative and Deductive Reasoning (QUA).
Prerequisites: Must attend first class for instructor permission. Preference to Urban Studies majors. Only 24 admitted.
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.