May not be used for credit on College of Business Administration majors or minors.
Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Social Sciences distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.
Students who plan to graduate from UNI must complete the Liberal Arts Core (LAC). This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to Category 5. Social Science - B. Individual and Institutional Perspectives. For details about your LAC, please discuss with your advisor and/or visit www.uni.edu/lac.
Rohlf, W. D., Jr. Introduction to Economic Reasoning. 1999/4th edition. Addison Wesley.
UNI Bookstore carries most books used in GIS courses. Search for textbooks by course choosing “UNIV.NORTHERNIOWA” and the term you are enrolled in and GSW (web) or GSP (print) for the section.
Texts may also be available from www.bookfinder.com.
It is also suggested that you begin to read newspapers and magazines on a regular basis (30 minutes per day). The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek and The Economist are good resources.
This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.
Tuition: $246/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses
Guided Independent Study
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For a complete GIS overview, visit our GIS Orientation Guide to learn how you can be a successful GIS student.