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GIS Project Planning GIST 7120

Geographic Information Systems Course

Course details

Allows students to research project topics, present a project proposal, establish supervisors, identify sources of data and begin data acquisition.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of GIST 7120 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 50430


Thu Sep 14 - Wed Dec 06 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 50430
  • $817.82
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 06 N/A N/A Online

Mike Hill

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. To receive approval, please email BCIT Student ID to This section is for students in the GIS program who have completed all, or most of GIST Technical Core courses.

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Fri June 9, 2023 at 2:21 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Use project management software to prepare time and Gantt charts.
  • Use the Internet, conference proceedings, and library resource to review the literature on a project or practicum.
  • Use audio-visual tools and communication skills to make a presentation on a project / practicum.
  • Select a project or practicum topic and identify project resources and possible problems.
  • Start work on your selected project or practicum topic.

Effective as of Fall 2005

Related Programs

GIS Project Planning (GIST 7120) 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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