Students will undertake a major independent project in a selected area of GIS technology, in consultation with industry/academic sponsors and faculty advisors. You will solve GIS technical problems, demonstrate thorough knowledge of your project topic, and present your GIS project results by writing a technical report and making an oral presentation to GIS industry standards.
This course is for students who have recently completed GIST 7122 (or GIST 7120) and have an approval for practicum completion. Students need to receive approval to register for this course. To receive approval, please email your BCIT Student ID to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:
Apply independent problem solving skills.
Acquire new technical skills while solving GIS technical problems.
Formulate a methodical approach to finding new information by using technical documentation, Internet resources, and peer consulting.
Apply resources, data and personal organization techniques to manage a project.
Use project logs, project milestones and project management software so you can stay on schedule and adapt to unexpected changes.
Complete your proposed project and produce the stated deliverables for the project sponsor.
Effective as of Fall 2005
GIST 8125 is offered as a part of the following programs: