Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology CC

WAFE Department | C.C. Certificate of Completion | One 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 CC

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology Core Requirements

Complete 3 credits of GIS-280
  • GIS-280
  • GIS/CWE
  • 3
 
Complete GEO-100 or GEO-130
  • GEO-100
  • Introduction to Physical Geography
  • 4
  • GEO-130
  • Introduction to Environmental Geography
  • 4
 
Complete the following Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology Core Requirements
  • GIS-101
  • Introduction to Maps and Geospatial Concepts
  • 2
  • GIS-201
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • 3
  • GIS-205
  • Cartography and Map Making
  • 3
  • GIS-232
  • Data Collection & Application
  • 3
  • GIS-236
  • Introduction to Programming for GIS
  • 3
  • GIS-237
  • Advanced Programming for GIS
  • 3
  • GIS-281
  • ArcGIS I
  • 3
  • GIS-282
  • ArcGIS II
  • 3
  • GIS-286
  • Remote Sensing
  • 3
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

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

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete 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. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology Program electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 47