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GIST 7010 - GIS Programming 1

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

This course provides the foundation for GIS students to approach programming problems in an intuitive, realistic and logical fashion. Students use the latest IDEs to develop programs that manipulate GIS data and implement GIS concepts. This course covers such additional topics as arrays, complex data structures and file output.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$769.93

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 37606

Fri Sep 11 - Fri Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Rob Hewlett

Course Outline

Cost

$769.93

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. **IMPORTANT: The final exam must be written at an approved Exam Centre only. Details will be emailed to you after registering for the course or visit https://www.bcit.ca/construction/gisresources/faq/studentspt.shtml for information. Prepares students for GIS programming for macros, utility programs, databases, data conversion, and application development. Prerequisite: This course is for students with no programming experience, but must have the ability to effectively manage files and directories under Windows. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml Students must check your my.bcit.ca e-mail account for start-up instructions sent upon registration of this course. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 4-6 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Most of our online learning courses require a textbook. You can search for your course textbook at : www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ If no textbook is listed, course material will be provided via e-mail.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Create form and console applications using an Interactive Development Environment (IDE).
  • Use both simple and complex variables to store and retrieve GIS related data.
  • Implement decision control structures.
  • Implement looping control structure to solve both iterative and non-iterative problems.
  • Implement file IO with GIS data.
  • Demonstrate the use of common classes and controls.
  • Develop solutions using the programming problem solving process.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2011

Related Programs

GIST 7010 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time   Advanced Diploma
  2. Geographic Information Systems
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Diploma
  3. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time/Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Cei Digital : Starting Out With Python
Author Gaddis
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2020
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13685-194-3
Price $49.99
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Starting Out With Python
Author Gaddis
Copyright 2020
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-36679-110-8
Price $119.95
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BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Cei Digital : Starting Out With Python
Author Gaddis
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2020
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13685-194-3
Price $49.99
Choose One

Image not available
Starting Out With Python
Author Gaddis
Copyright 2020
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-36679-110-8
Price $119.95
Choose One

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