IEP 270: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide the capability to effectively create, edit, display, manage and analyze spatial data; data that is georeferenced to the earth. This course introduces the fundamental concepts and applications of GIS with a specific focus on environmental planning subjects. Emphasis is placed on developing hands-on expertise with world leading commercial desktop GIS software (ArcGIS) for displaying and querying spatial data, manipulating tabular data, completing queries, developing charts and producing effective map layouts. Finally, this course incorporates digital data collection using mobile technologies.
GIS Applications I
Successful completion of Year I courses with a minimum of 60%.