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GIST 8128 - ArcGIS 2: Data Management and Analysis

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

GIST 8128 gives an introduction to the more advanced aspects of GIS software using ESRI's ArcGIS Desktop software and Extensions. Topics include map projections, advanced editing, data conversion, image display, customization, 3D geographic data, proximity and adjacency analysis, scripting and models, geocoding, routes, and networks. Previous programming experience is recommended.

Prerequisite(s)

GIST 7128

Credits

3.0

Cost

$725.43

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 60429

Fri Apr 13 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Online

Instructor

Rob Hewlett

Course Outline

Cost

$725.43

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. **IMPORTANT: The final exam must be written at an approved Exam Centre only. See "How do I write my GIS online final exams?" at https://www.bcit.ca/construction/gisresources/faq/studentspt.shtml. Students must be accepted into the GIS program and completed the prerequisite prior to registration of 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 online 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.

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

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply coordinate transformations and projection and datum changes to spatial data.
  • Investigate advanced Data Storage and Editing in a GIS Data Model.
  • Create, visualize and analyze three dimensional Geographic data.
  • Create simple customizations of GIS Desktop software.
  • Write simple Python scripts.
  • Import and export spatial and non-spatial data to/from GIS data formats.
  • Implement standard data conversion procedures.
  • Display raster images in GIS Desktop software.
  • Perform GIS proximity and adjacency analysis.
  • Solve advanced GIS analysis problems using Models and scripting.
  • Perform Geocoding, Utility Network Analysis and Linear Referencing.
  • Perform Transportation Network Analysis.

Effective as of Fall 2018

Related Programs

GIST 8128 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.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 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.

Getting to Know ArcGIS
Author Michael Law, Amy Collins
Publisher Esri Press
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-58948-382-8
Price $89.95
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