Geographic Information System
GIS & Cartography for Beginners OCCP57701 • $119 + $15 Lab
This hands-on class is a great FIRST STEP for individuals interested in working in fields that utilize geographic information system technology (GIS). The digital revolution has created an unprecedented demand for people who understand how to make and use maps. A study by the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) found that the biggest growth areas for geospatial professionals through 2018 will be environmental management and consulting, civil government, defense and security, and transportation engineering. Learn why it’s so important for cartographers to have ability in geography as well as graphics and art.
9 Hours-3 Weeks. Mon., 8/15-8/29, 6-9 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121B.