Online Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS)

ES 2013

June 5 - July 30, 2017

Registration is now closed.

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 catrography, geodesy, coordinate systems, and projections using ArcGIS.

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.

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