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ArcGIS 3: Customization and Modelling GIST 8138

Geographic Information Systems Course

Course details

This course in GIS customization introduces the Esri Desktop GIS development environment using Python scripting. Topics include writing Python Scripts, extending the functionality of GIS models, importing external .txt files, creating custom tools and integrating with other development environments.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 50% in GIST 8010 and 50% in GIST 8128 ( may be taken concurrently)
  • Course registration is restricted to current students registered in a BCIT GIS program.

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop custom labels and field calculations using python.
  • Automate existing models by adding python scripting.
  • Create custom class and function definitions in python.
  • Use existing GIS software components to create a customized set of tools.
  • Investigate other development environments used by Desktop GIS software.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

ArcGIS 3: Customization and Modelling (GIST 8138) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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