GST104 (Cartographic Design)

This course introduces fundamental cartographic concepts. Successful students will be able to employ design principles to create and edit effective visual representations of data in different formats. Specific topics include the ethical and appropriate application of map scale, map projections, generalization, and symbolization.
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Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Del Mar College
Funding Source:
Geospatial, technology, geographic information systems, GIS, coordinate systems, map projections, cartography, design, mapping, maps, typography,

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Business & Industry Leadership Teams (BILTs)
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Computer Operating Systems (Programming), Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Security, IT Security (51)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:

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