Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

CIT-108 - Intro Geographic Information Sys/Exp (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: Experience with windows, including file and folder management tools. Familiarity with data tables in any spreadsheet or database software.
This is a presentation of the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems as employed in the contemporary workplace. It is aimed at researchers and analysts from any discipline who want to expand their analytic toolbox. Students build a sequence of skills in ESRI's ArcGIS software and then undertake a series of case studies in fields ranging from environmental analysis, epidemiology and law enforcement and to energy exploration. Students learn to develop spatial data collections for their discipline or professional needs. The course focuses on applications and problem-solving, not computers.

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