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GIST 7128 - ArcGIS 1: Introduction

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

​Introduces the latest versions of the Esri Desktop GIS software family and data models. Students use Desktop GIS software to create and edit GIS data, and perform mapping, data management and geographic analysis. Successful completion of this course will give you a background in GIS concepts, help you to operate the basic components of the Esri Desktop GIS software, and assist you in planning and executing a GIS project.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$785.22

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 87535

Wed Jan 12 - Wed Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Online

Instructor

Tony Bonnici

Course Outline

Cost

$785.22

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. 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 the Learning Hub or e-mail.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 88496

Thu Jan 13 - Thu Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 31 Online

Instructor

Tony Bonnici

Course Outline

Cost

$785.22

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. 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 the Learning Hub or e-mail.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the essential components and architecture of commercial vector-based GIS software.
  • Describe the format and topological concepts of common Vector GIS data models.
  • Perform the steps for a successful GIS project, from planning to completion.
  • Construct a GIS database using spatial data in digital formats.
  • Create new spatial relationships by editing existing spatial data using a variety of tools.
  • Perform spatial analysis of geographic data, using buffering, spatial overlays and spatial update operations.
  • Perform a tabular analysis of geographic data by creating new attributes, designing selection sets and joining and relating tables.
  • Generate cartographic elements and symbology.
  • Design a map which will clearly outline the results of your analysis.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

GIST 7128 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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