GIST 8128 gives an introduction to the more advanced aspects of GIS software using Esri Desktop GIS software. Topics include map projections, advanced editing, data conversion, image display, customization, 3D geographic data, proximity and adjacency analysis, scripting and models, geocoding, routes, networks and cartography. Previous programming experience is recommended.
- 50% in GIST 7128
- Course registration is restricted to current students registered in a BCIT GIS program.
Below is one offering of GIST 8128 for the Fall 2022 term.
Wed Sep 14 - Wed Nov 30 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 47056
Class meeting times
|Sep 14 - Nov 30||N/A||N/A||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
- Departmental approval needed
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
**IMPORTANT: The final exam must be written at an approved Exam Centre only. See "How do I write my GIS online final exams?" at www.bcit.ca/construction/gisresources/faq/studentspt.shtml. Students must be accepted into the GIS program and completed the prerequisite prior to registration of this course. To receive approval, please email your BCIT Student ID to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 online 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.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Apply coordinate transformations and projection and datum changes to spatial data.
- Investigate advanced Data Storage and Editing in a GIS Data Model.
- Create, visualize and analyze three dimensional Geographic data.
- Create simple customizations of GIS Desktop software.
- Write simple Python scripts.
- Import and export spatial and non-spatial data to/from GIS data formats.
- Implement standard data conversion procedures.
- Display raster images in GIS Desktop software.
- Perform GIS proximity and adjacency analysis.
- Solve advanced GIS analysis problems using Models and scripting.
- Perform Geocoding, Utility Network Analysis and Linear Referencing.
- Perform Transportation Network Analysis.
Effective as of Fall 2018
ArcGIS 2: Data Management and Analysis (GIST 8128) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
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