Monday, December 11, 2017: Blue Ridge Community College (all campuses) will open at 10 a.m. Students should report to the class/lab/clinic they would normally be in at 10 a.m.

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GIS111

Introduction to GIS

This course introduces the hardware and software components of a Geographic Information System and reviews GIS applications. Topics include data structures and basic functions, methods of data capture and sources of data, and the nature and characteristics of spatial data and objects. Upon completion, students should be able to identify GIS hardware components, typical operations, products/applications, and differences between database models and between raster and vector systems. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Lecture Hours: 

2.00

Lab Hours: 

2.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

3.00