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GIST 016A: Introduction to Geospatial Technology

Course Description

This course examines the theory behind Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Remote Sensing and their application to spatial data. This course is designed to take an interdisciplinary approach to GIS and demonstrate its capability for analysis and decision-making in diverse industries and academic disciplines. Students have the opportunity to use the most current desktop software and on-line applications to find solutions and develop methods to solve problems using spatial data.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: A. Language and Rationality: A2 - Communication and Analytical Thinking
Last Updated 7/19/23