2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Oct 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 273 Crime Mapping Techniques (5 credits)



Course Description
Using data and examples from the crime analysis world, this course introduces students to the fundamental skills necessary to prepare crime maps and conduct spatial analysis for crime analysis projects.

Student Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of crime mapping research and practice.
2. Utilize basic concepts of crime and place theory.
3. Utilize basic concepts of geographic and tabular data.
3. Know how to find and incorporate non-crime data sources.
4. Demonstrate basic concepts of GIS systems.
5. Demonstrate basic concepts of geodatabase management.
6. Explain basic geoprocessing tools and processes.
7. Demonstrate an understanding of map layouts and exporting options.
8. Differentiate types of descriptive mapping and symbolization.
9. Demonstrate knowledge of density mapping and spatial analysis.
10. Demonstrate an understanding of map production, dissemination, and use.



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