This page includes a list of the required texts by semester as well as recommended texts for your personal GIS library.

Spring Courses:

GIS 3015/L -Cartographic Skills
Thematic Cartography and Geovisualization. 3rd ed., Prentice Hall. (April 14, 2008). ISBN: 0132298341

GIS 4043/L - Introduction to GIS
Introductory Geographic Information Systems eText: ISBN-10 0-321-67573-8 Print: ISBN-10 0-13-614776-3

Summer Courses:

GIS 4048/5100 - Applications in GIS
No required text

GIS 4102/5103 - GIS Programming
Python Scripting for ArcGIS. ESRI Press. 2013. ISBN: 9781589482821

GIS 4990/5990 - Archaeology Applications in GIS
No required text

Fall Courses:

GIS 4035/L - Remote Sensing Plus Photo Interpretation
Remote Sensing of the Environment: An Earth Resource Perspective (2/E) ISBN-13: 978-0131889507

GIS 5935 - Special Topics in GIS
No required text

GIS 5935 - Special Topics in GIS
GIS Fundamentals: A First Text on Geographic Information Systems.  4th Edition. Eider Press. ISBN-13: 978-0971764736.

The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis Volume 3: Modeling Suitability, Movement and Interaction. Esri Press, Redlands, CA. ISBN 978-1-58948-305-7

Spatial data analysis: An introduction for GIS users. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-955432-4

GIS 499x/599x - Archaeological Topics in GIS
No required text

GIS 4944/5945 - Internship in GIS
No required text


Recommended texts for your personal GIS library

  • Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users

    by Cynthia A. Brewer

  • The GIS 20: Essential Skills

    by Gina Clemmer (2010)

    ISBN: 9781589482562

  • Concepts and Techniques of Geographic Information Systems

    by C.P. Lo; and Yeung Albert K.W.

    ISBN: 013149502

  • GIS Tutorial: Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop

    by Tim Ormsby, Eileen J. Napoleon, Robert Burke, and Carolyn Groessl.

    ISBN: 9781589482609

  • Confronting Catastrophe: A GIS Handbook

    R.W. Greene, ESRI Press

    ISBN: 9781589480407

  • The Geospatial Desktop

    By Gary Sherman

    ISBN: 0986805211