Online Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS)

ES 2013

 

June 4 - July 29, 2018

*Unity College Students should register for this class on their student portal.

Cost per Credit Hour

$570

Total Course Cost

$1,710

Continuing Education Units

4.5 CEUs

This course presents the fundamentals of Geographic Information System technology based on the fundamentals of cartography, geodesy, coordinate systems, and projections using ArcGIS.

Students will have access to free ArcGIS software.

Course Description

3 Credit Hours

This course is designed for students from any discipline who are interested in applying GIS as a tool to help answer important and timely questions about our environment. This course presents the concepts upon which Geographic Information System technology is based including the fundamentals of: Cartography, Geodesy, Coordinate Systems, and Projections. Conceptual overview and hand-on experience of vector data analyses and table queries are introduced. Students will use ArcGIS to classify data, query tables and maps, analyze spatial relationships, set map projections, build spatial databases, edit data, and create map layouts.

Prerequisites for Unity College Students: Successful completion of computer proficiency exam; signed technology requirement form
Prerequisites for Non-Unity Students: Signed technology requirement form

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