Course: URBS 206. Introduction to Graphic Communication Tools Used by Urban Studies and Planning Professionals (3)
This course will focus on graphic communication tools commonly used by planning professionals. The development of maps, charts, drawings and 3D visualizations enhance the ability of professionals to interact with clients and the public. The use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to perform spatial analysis and present spatial data will be emphasized. The course will also provide a fundamental knowledge of computer aided design (CAD) for creating maps and drawings and of 3D visualization tools to enhance public understanding of proposals.