Introduces students to the operational use and role of computer aided drafting software in GIS. Students will gain hands-on experience with Autodesk products and be exposed to other CAD software and vertical products used in industry. Topics include AutoCAD basics, 2D entity constructions and manipulations, data entry, data editing, data integrity, data exchange.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of GIST 7111 for the Winter 2023 term.
Mon Jan 16 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 89767
Class meeting times
|Jan 16 - Apr 03||N/A||N/A||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
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Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:
- Create, manipulate and modify entities with AutoCAD.
- Produce maps and plans using CAD software.
- Link attribute data to entities in CAD drawings.
- Explain file formats for data exchange.
- Describe vertical products used in CAD.
- Explain how CAD and GIS are used in industry for geospatial data handling.
Effective as of Fall 2007
CAD for GIS (GIST 7111) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
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