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Geographic Information Systems CSC

Career Studies Certificate (CSC)

C Career & technical education programs for job training Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees

Purpose

To provide an introduction to the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and remote sensing components of Geospatial Technology. The curriculum provides applications of the technology to site development, business and security.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

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Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
CAD 201 Computer-Aided Drafting and Design I 3    
CIV 171 Surveying I Offered Fall Only 3    
GIS 101 Introduction to Geospatial Technology I Offered Spring Only 3    
Technical Electives 9   See Note 1
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 18    

Notes

  1. Recommended technical elective courses: GIS 102, ARC 221, CAD 202. Students should consult with their faculty advisor to determine the appropriate technical electives.
  2. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  3. Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

2017-2018 College Catalog & Student Handbook

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Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services

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