GIS Fundamentals (SouthPointe) OCCP47301 $1390 + $70 Lab
Acquire the fundamentals that will enable you to develop the skills necessary to obtain entry level GIS Technician jobs in fields such as civil engineering, surveying, conservation, gas & oil, regional planning, public works, and defense. This program utilizes ESRI ArcGIS software. Students will learn about data types, shapefiles, layers, raster, geodatabase connections, coordinate systems, presentations, and much more. Purchase Getting to Know ArcGIS for Desktop, Michael Law, Amy Collins (3rd Ed.) from CCBC bookstore for first class. 39 Hours-13 Weeks. Thurs., 1/29-4/23, 6-9 p.m.
GIS - Intro to ArcGIS & Mapping Techniques OCCP47302 $749 + $35 Lab
Government estimates indicate that the geospatial industry will need nearly 150,000 additional GIS professionals by 2018.
Using the most common software, ESRI ArcGIS, learn and apply key concepts in: mapping/presenting GIS data; utilizing and processing attribute data, queries, spatial joins; and key features of map overlay and geoprocessing. Basic knowledge of computers, word processing/text editing, and file management is highly recommended. Textbook required - purchase book from CCBC bookstore for first class. 21 Hours-7 Weeks. Tues., 2/3-3/17, 6-9 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121B.
GIS - Intermediate ArcGIS & Mapping Techniques OCCP57201 $839 + $40 Lab
The Intermediate class will cover more complex concepts using ESRI’s ArcGIS software. Topics covered include raster analysis, network analysis, geocoding, data management, coordinate systems, basic editing, editing and topology, geodatabases, and metatdata. Prereq: GIS Intro class or a working knowledge of GIS. Textbook required - purchase book from CCBC bookstore for first class. 24 Hours-8 Weeks. Tues., 3/24-5/12, 6-9 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121B.
Call Diane Loverich at 724-480-3451 for details.