Agriculture-Precision Agriculture

AGP-329 - INTRODUCTION TO GPS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course is designed to provide a hands-on experience with the tools of precision agriculture: global positioning systems, geographic information systems and remote sensing and to incorporate the use of these tools into a management system for decision making.

AGP-340 - FOUNDATIONS OF GIS AND GPS

Lecture: 2

Lab: 2

Credit: 3

This course will enable the students to use and demonstrate the principles of GPS, GIS, remote sensing and precision application equipment. Soil sampling, farm mapping, combine yield monitoring, and developing Geographic Information System databases will be explored. Students will be exposed to computers and the use of precision agriculture software. Laboratory work will be used to increase the understanding of key concepts.

AGP-421 - APPLICATIONS OF GIS

Lecture: 1

Lab: 2

Credit: 2

The course will take students into advanced concepts in GIS and give hands on experience in the practical applications of a geographical information systems. Students will be enrolled in selected GIS short courses online and required to design a GIS project from scratch. They will setup the parameters for the project, collect the data, and format the final project. The project should be related to their career field.

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