CRC19: Courses

GEOG 335 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Applications

Units: 3

Hours: 45 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: CISC 302

Transferable: CSU


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are computer-based mapping programs that analyze spatial data. This course provides the foundation for using desktop GIS software. A conceptual overview along with hands-on experience will be used to explore basic GIS software functionality. Emphasis will be placed on display characteristics, attribute querying, database exploration and management, spatial analysis, data creation, and cartographic presentation.

This course is not open to students who have received credit for GEOG 335.1, 335.2, and 335.3.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: demonstrate an understanding of GIS technologies, theories and practices