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GIST 8109 - Geospatial Systems Management

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

This course examines the fundamentals of geospatial systems management. Topics include hardware, software, networking, web configurations, security, enterprise systems, systems development and maintenance.

Prerequisite(s)

GIST 7130

Credits

2.0

Cost

$728.36

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 78329

Fri Jan 21 - Fri Apr 08 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 21 - Apr 08 Online

Instructor

Philip Chen

Course Outline

Cost

$728.36

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. **IMPORTANT: The final exam must be written at an approved Exam Centre only. Details will be emailed to you after registering for the course. Students must be accepted into the GIS program and completed the prerequisites prior to registration of this course. Students need to receive approval to register for this course. To receive approval, please email your BCIT Student ID to gis@bcit.ca. For more information about online courses at BCIT, please visit: 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.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify critical hardware components in a computer system.
  • Report on operating system capacities and performance.
  • Recommend network technology based on given criteria.
  • Differentiate between the Internet and Intranets and Extranets.
  • Identify IT security risks.
  • Understand the role of GIS in enterprise systems.
  • Define steps in the systems development life cycle.
  • Participate in collaborative project work implementing enterprise-grade GIS infrastructure.

Effective as of Winter 2019

Related Programs

GIST 8109 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

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