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GIS 101: Fundamentals of GIS

Prerequisite(s):
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101
AND
-Placement at college level reading

Fundamentals of GIS will provide an introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems. The first part of the course will focus on different types of GIS?s and their capabilities; GIS data collection and input; GIS data types and basic mapping concepts. Students will be introduced to ArcGIS software. The second part of the course will focus on the history, operation and applications of global positioning systems (GPS). Students will be using GPS receivers for navigating and mapping. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.