Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

0.5 Credit

An introduction to the theory, practice and critique of cartography, emphasizing the basics that should be understood by all map users and map makers. Topics will include: the history of mapping, the purpose of maps, mental mapping, cartographic design, map projections, thematic map types, online mapping and virtual globes.

Additional Course Information
2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours