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GIS 220 - GIS Applications

Unit(s): 4.0

Prerequisite: GIS 120
Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement; CIT 101
Transfers to: UC, CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: GIS 120 or GIS 220)

GIS 220 is designed for students to apply tools learned in GIS120 and introduces geoprocessing methods and new data sets to perform suitability models such as where to locate a new school, or how to determine concentrations of sales, pollutants or crimes within a community. In addition, field work is performed using Global Positioning System (GPS) including development of data dictionary, collection and processing and import into GIS. Additional data import includes CAD and tables. Students are introduced to data delivery including layer and map packages and web mapping. Course may include field trips for student to visit industry meetings and attend off campus GPS exercise.

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Whittier, CA 90601

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