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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

UBN 3043 - Using Technology to Build Better Cities (3)

This course brings together those studying urban studies with those studying computer science and information technology to examine how technology can be used to make progress on urban challenges.  Students will examine the use Geographic Information System (GIS), a system that captures, stores, manipulates, analyzes and presents all types of geographical data and have the opportunity to use GIS in their own projects.   Students will also examine and employ role of data analytics in application to policy and systems. A key aspect of the course will be examining how policy-makers and technology experts can come together to create strong solutions for shared social challenges.  

Either UBN 2003: Introduction to Urban Studies (3) or 1123: Introduction to Data Science (3).
College of Leadership and Public ServiceDepartment
Urban Studies