Learn basic principles of map design and map reading. Explore issues such as scale, coordinate reference systems, projections, datums, symbology, labeling conventions, and magnetic declination. Learn the elements of USGS maps, as well as, digital map elements and systems. Discuss remote sensing and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Students purchase engineering triangular scale. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience. Required Text: How to Lie with Maps 2nd Edition, ISBN 978-0226534213. The book may be purchased from the UNM Bookstore or Amazon at www.amazon.com.