Geographic Information Systems Papers at Tauranga (2020)
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is widely used by industry because it is a framework for storing, mapping and analysing information on land and water. Physical and human geography students, as well as ecology and population study students, are quick to identify the importance of GIS knowledge for employment.
GIS is available as a minor.
To complete a minor in GIS, students must complete 60 points, including 15 points from COMPX101, COMPX102, STATS111, COMPX223 or STATS221; 30 points from EARTH251, ENVPL202 or POPST201; and GEOGY328.
For a full list of offerings in this subject, including those available in Hamilton and online, see the Catalogue of Papers. Not all qualifications and subjects can be taken in full in Tauranga. See what can be studied in Tauranga.
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Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location COMPX102 Object-Oriented Programming 20B (Hamilton), 20B (Tauranga), 20S (Hamilton) & 20X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) This paper continues from COMPX101, expanding upon data organisation and algorithms, and introducing code contracts, computer architecture, Boolean algebra, assembly language, program analysis and object-oriented programming. STATS111 Statistics for Science 20B (Hamilton) & 20B (Tauranga) An introductory paper in statistics that uses Microsoft Excel. Topics include the collection and presentation of data, basic principles of experimental design, hypothesis testing, regression and the analysis of categorical data.
2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 26 May 2020 8:32am