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ArcGIS 2: Data Management and Analysis GIST 8128

Geographic Information Systems Course

International Fees

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

Course details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 50% in GIST 7128
  • Course registration is restricted to current students registered in a BCIT GIS program.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$829.82

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of GIST 8128 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 71725

Duration

Fri Jan 12 - Fri Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 71725
  • Domestic fees $829.82
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 29 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Kim Hopkins

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$829.82

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must be accepted into the GIS program and completed the prerequisites prior to registration of this course. Students need to receive approval to register for this course. To receive approval, please email your BCIT Student ID to gis@bcit.ca. 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.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of GIST 8128 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 60429

Duration

Fri Apr 05 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 60429
  • Domestic fees $829.82
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Kim Hopkins

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Domestic fees

$829.82

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must be accepted into the GIS program and completed the prerequisite prior to registration of this course. To receive registration approval, please email your BCIT Student ID to gis@bcit.ca. 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.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

ArcGIS 2: Data Management and Analysis (GIST 8128) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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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