Provides students with short-term GIS industry work experiences. The practicum involves GIS project or production work and presents the opportunity to interact with supervisors in a mentoring relationship. Allows students to develop technical, interpersonal and employability skills, and gain first-hand insight into the organizational context of GIS.
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 email@example.com.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Work productively in a GIS industry environment.
Solve technical GIS problems independently using technical documentation, Internet resources, and peer tutoring.
Apply resources, data, and personal organization techniques to manage GIS work.
Demonstrate the development of advanced technical GIS skills.
Describe the organizational setting of a GIS.
Effective as of Fall 2005
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