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GISC 1391 - Special Topics in Cartography (3-3-0)
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
 
 GIS Capstone - A capstone instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on experience in Geographic Information Systems. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of Geographic Information Systems.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470, GISC 2420. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/13/2014
 
GISC 1401 - Cartography and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Position (4-3-3)
This course introduces the student to the principles of cartography and geography. The course emphasis is on global reference systems and the use of satellites for measurements and navigation.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470, GISC 2420. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 1421 - Introduction to Raster-Based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (4-3-3)
This course focuses on instruction in GIS data sets including raster-based information such as images or photographs, acquisition of such data, and processing and merging with vector data.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470, GISC 2420. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 1491 - Special Topics in Cartography (4-3-3)
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
 
 Introduction to Map Design and Use - This course introduces the student to reference and thematic map use and design. It examines basic cartographic mapping techniques for quantitative and qualitative data, teaches about geospatial analysis and interpretation, and enables students to design basic maps that communicate information effectively. Topics covered include the basics in mapping (i.e. scale, spatial reference systems, and projections), data acquisition and organization, key techniques for thematic mapping, and the principles of cartographic abstraction and design.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 2164 - Practicum (or Field Experience)-Cartography (1-0-7)
Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. A capstone experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field. This is a practical, general workplace training experience supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. It involves a written agreement between the educational institution and a government agency, business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college that directly relate to specific occupational outcomes. This may be paid or unpaid experience.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470, GISC 2420. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 2231 - Advanced Problems in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (2-2-1)
This seminar course is designed for the final semester of a degree or certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Projects will include individual and group studies of GIS applications using the skills acquired in previous courses. The student will produce a professional project and present the results to a panel consisting of peers, instructors, and/or practicing GIS professionals.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470, GISC 2420. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 2250 - Scripting for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (2-2-0)
This course focuses on using scripting languages to automate tasks in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) environments. It introduces scripting and model building techniques used to enhance and customize GIS applications.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470, GISC 2420. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 2264 - Practicum (or Field Experience) - Cartography (2-0-14)
Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. A capstone experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field. This is a practical, general workplace training experience supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. It involves a written agreement between the educational institution and a government agency, business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college that directly relate to specific occupational outcomes. This may be paid or unpaid experience.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470, GISC 2420. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 2280 - Cooperative Education-Cartography (2-1-7)
This course focuses on career-related activities encountered in the studentís area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. It includes a lecture component.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470, GISC 2420. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/23/2014
 
GISC 2401 - Data Acquisition and Analysis in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (4-3-3)
This course studies the management of geographic information, system life cycles, and costs and benefits. It examines institutional issues such as data providers, data management, combination of attribute and graphic data, information storage and access, and state and national standards for spatial data. The course introduces the student to GIS applications for data modeling and analysis.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 2420 - Intermediate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (4-3-3)
This course focuses on the study of spatial data structures and the display, manipulation, and analysis of geographic information. Students will study the technical aspects involved in spatial data handling, analysis and modeling. Instruction will include theories and procedures associated with the implementation and management of GIS projects. A variety of GIS software packages will be used in the laboratory.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 2435 - Programming for GIS (4-3-3)
Focuses on the use of programming languages to customize and expand the capability of GIS applications. Instruction will include object-oriented and component programming. Students will also design their own Graphical User Interface (GUI).
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GISC 2420. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 2459 - Web-Served Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (4-3-3)
This course focuses on the delivery of geographic data via the Internet. It includes composition of the map features distributed and introduction to the use of markup languages to customize web-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470, GISC 2420. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
GISC 2479 - Geospatial Data Management (4-3-3)
Study the design, creation, and management of geospatial data in support of a GIS project or program.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: G Prerequisites: GEOG 2470, GISC 2420, ITSW 1307. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014