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GIS Industry Practicum GIST 8126

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Provides students with short-term GIS industry work experiences. The practicum involves GIS project or production work and presents the opportunity to interact with supervisors in a mentoring relationship. Allows students to develop technical, interpersonal and employability skills, and gain first-hand insight into the organizational context of GIS.


  • 50% in GIST 7120 or 50% in GIST 7122
  • Course registration is restricted to current students registered in a BCIT GIS program.



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Work productively in a GIS industry environment.
  • Solve technical GIS problems independently using technical documentation, Internet resources, and peer tutoring.
  • Apply resources, data, and personal organization techniques to manage GIS work.
  • Demonstrate the development of advanced technical GIS skills.
  • Describe the organizational setting of a GIS.

Effective as of Fall 2005

Related Programs

GIS Industry Practicum (GIST 8126) 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


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