SU3210 - Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and an in depth appreciation of the role of GIS technology in natural resources applications. Students will gain valuable skills and hands-on experience to support resource-based GIS projects typical in the workforce. Using vector-based GIS data models, students will create databases, manage spatial and attribute data, generate map-based and tabular outputs, and perform geographic analysis. The course culminates with a major GIS project designed to reinforce the skills covered in the course.

Prerequisite(s): MC1080, SU1150

This course is offered in the following programs:
Fish and Wildlife Technician
Forest Resources Technician