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ArcGIS 1: Introduction GIST 7128

Geographic Information Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​Introduces the latest versions of the Esri Desktop GIS software family and data models. Students use Desktop GIS software to create and edit GIS data, and perform mapping, data management and geographic analysis. Successful completion of this course will give you a background in GIS concepts, help you to operate the basic components of the Esri Desktop GIS software, and assist you in planning and executing a GIS project.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$829.82 - $846.61 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of GIST 7128 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 61851

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Tue Jun 18 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 61851
  • Domestic fees $829.82
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 18 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tony Bonnici

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$829.82

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml Students must check your my.bcit.ca e-mail account for start-up instructions sent upon registration of this course. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 4-6 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Most of our online learning courses require a textbook. You can search for your course textbook at : www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ If no textbook is listed, course material will be provided via e-mail.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 67413

Duration

Wed Apr 03 - Wed Jun 19 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 67413
  • Domestic fees $829.82
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 03 - Jun 19 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tony Bonnici

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$829.82

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml Students must check your my.bcit.ca e-mail account for start-up instructions sent upon registration of this course. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 4-6 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Most of our online learning courses require a textbook. You can search for your course textbook at : www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ If no textbook is listed, course material will be provided via e-mail.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2024

Below are two offerings of GIST 7128 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 47524

Duration

Wed Sep 11 - Tue Dec 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47524
  • Domestic fees $846.61
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 03 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tony Bonnici

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$846.61

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml Students must check your my.bcit.ca e-mail account for start-up instructions sent upon registration of this course. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 4-6 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Most of our online learning courses require a textbook. You can search for your course textbook at : www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ If no textbook is listed, course material will be provided via e-mail.
Status

CRN 33962

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Mon Dec 02 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 33962
  • Domestic fees $846.61
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 02 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Tony Bonnici

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$846.61

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml Students must check your my.bcit.ca e-mail account for start-up instructions sent upon registration of this course. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 4-6 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Most of our online learning courses require a textbook. You can search for your course textbook at : www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ If no textbook is listed, course material will be provided via e-mail.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the essential components and architecture of commercial vector-based GIS software.
  • Describe the format and topological concepts of common Vector GIS data models.
  • Perform the steps for a successful GIS project, from planning to completion.
  • Construct a GIS database using spatial data in digital formats.
  • Create new spatial relationships by editing existing spatial data using a variety of tools.
  • Perform spatial analysis of geographic data, using buffering, spatial overlays and spatial update operations.
  • Perform a tabular analysis of geographic data by creating new attributes, designing selection sets and joining and relating tables.
  • Generate cartographic elements and symbology.
  • Design a map which will clearly outline the results of your analysis.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

ArcGIS 1: Introduction (GIST 7128) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Geographic Information Systems
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Geographic Information Systems
    Advanced Diploma Full-time
  3. Geographic Information Systems
    Advanced Diploma Part-time
  4. Geographic Information Systems
    Bachelor of Technology Full-time/Part-time

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