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GIST 7128 - ArcGIS 1: Introduction

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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

$739.95 - $771.40 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 33963

Mon Dec 10 - Fri Dec 14 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Dec 10 - Dec 14 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2635

Instructor

Tony Bonnici

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$771.40

One seat remaining as of Oct 23, 2018 9:39 am PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 33962

Tue Sep 11 - Tue Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Online

Instructor

Carmen Heaver

Course Outline

Cost

$739.95

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. 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.
  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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Winter 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 80116

Thu Jan 17 - Thu Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 17 - Apr 04 Thu 18:30 - 22:15 BBY SW03 Rm. 2635

Instructor

Tony Bonnici

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$771.40

Notes

  1. Introducing the latest versions of the Esri product (including ArcGIS Pro).

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 71720

Mon Mar 11 - Fri Mar 15 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 11 - Mar 15 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 17:20 BBY SW03 Rm. 2635

Instructor

Tony Bonnici

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$771.40

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

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

Books & Supplies

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

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 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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Understanding Gis : An Arcgis Pro Project Wkbk
Author Esri
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-58948-526-6
Price $81.95
Required

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.

Image not available
Understanding Gis : An Arcgis Pro Project Wkbk
Author Esri
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-58948-526-6
Price $81.95
Required

Winter 2019

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2019 offerings of this course.

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