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Geospatial Systems Management GIST 8109

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

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

Domestic fees

$770.67

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of GIST 8109 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 58529

Duration

Fri Apr 05 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 58529
  • Domestic fees $770.67
    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

Tibor Karan

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

2

Domestic fees

$770.67

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. **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 before registration of this course. Please contact gis@bcit.ca for registration approval.
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:

  • 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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