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Geospatial Systems Management GIST 8109

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course examines the fundamentals of geospatial systems management. Topics include hardware, software, networking, web configurations, security, enterprise systems, systems development and maintenance.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 50% in GIST 7130
  • Course registration is restricted to current students registered in a BCIT GIS program.

Credits

2.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify critical hardware components in a computer system.
  • Report on operating system capacities and performance.
  • Recommend network technology based on given criteria.
  • Differentiate between the Internet and Intranets and Extranets.
  • Identify IT security risks.
  • Understand the role of GIS in enterprise systems.
  • Define steps in the systems development life cycle.
  • Participate in collaborative project work implementing enterprise-grade GIS infrastructure.

Effective as of Winter 2019

Related Programs

Geospatial Systems Management (GIST 8109) 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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