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601.932.86 Spatial Analysis Lab 2

Department:
Online Programs for Applied Learning
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Frank Curriero
Course Instructor s:
Resources:
Prerequisite:

Spatial Analysis for Public Health (601.731.86), Spatial Data Technologies for Mapping (601.732.86), Spatial Analysis Lab 1 (601.931.86), Introduction to Epidemiology (600.701.86), Public Health Statistics 1 (600.711.86).

Description:

Applies spatial concepts and skills towards identifying a public health project that can be the focus of the MAS Integrative Activity. Prepares students to translate projects into a set of spatial objectives that align with the spatial science paradigm. Details out the mechanisms and processes needed for collecting, creating and/or obtaining necessary supporting data for the chosen project.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify a public health project that can be the focus of the MAS Integrative Activity
  2. Translate a public health problem into a written set of spatial objectives that align with the spatial science paradigm
  3. Describe how to collect, create and/or obtain spatial data supporting a public health problem
  4. Write a literature review on the use of spatial science for a public health problem
Methods of Assessment:

Problem sets: 75%; Literature review: 25%

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to students enrolled in the MAS in Spatial Analysis Program

Instructor Consent:

No consent required