Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology

WAFE Department | CC - Certificate of Completion | 1 year

Clackamas Community College’s Geographic Information Systems Technology program will help you map out the landscape using the latest in geographical technology.

Join the world of geography where you’ll get to know the lay of the land with G.I.S. using cutting-edge geographic technology such as drones to create aerial photography and video. You’ll also use GPS and GIS software to create 3D maps, utilize programming languages such as Python to write scripts and more. You’ll gain field experience while learning the fundamentals of math and electronics.


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology

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Descriptions and Outcomes

Geographic Information Systems Core Requirements

Complete 1 credit of CDT-224
  • CDT-224
  • Professional Web Design
  • 1
 
Complete 3 credits of CDT-103
  • CDT-103
  • Computer-Aided Drafting I
  • 1
 
Complete 4 credits of GIS-280
  • GIS-280
  • GIS/CWE
  • 2
 
Complete GEO-100 or GEO-110
  • GEO-100
  • Intro to Physical Geography
  • 4
  • GEO-110
  • Cultural & Human Geography
  • 4
 
Complete the following Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology Core Requirements
  • MTH-080
  • Technical Mathematics II
  • 3
  • MFG-109
  • Computer Literacy for Techs
  • 4
  • GIS-232
  • Data Collection & Application
  • 3
  • GIS-201
  • Intro-Geographic Info System
  • 3
  • GIS-281
  • ArcGIS I
  • 3
  • GIS-282
  • ArcGIS II
  • 3
  • GIS-286
  • Remote Sensing
  • 3
  • GIS-237
  • Advanced Programming for GIS
  • 1
  • GIS-236
  • Programming for GIS
  • 1
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 3
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-121
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete at least 3 credits. Please refer to page 82 of the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

Program Electives

Complete 3 credits of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology Program Electives. This may consist of any course with a GIS or CDT prefix not already listed in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology Program.
 
Total Credits Required: 48