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|Discipline and Nbr:
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||1.00||17 max.||Lecture Scheduled||17.00
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||3.00||16 min.||Lab Scheduled||51.00
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||4.00|| ||Contact Total||68.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 34.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 102.00||
An advanced course in the uses of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) using ArcView software. Topics covered are geo-coding, creating and editing shape files, customizing ArcView and Avenue, geo-processing and spatial analysis, tabular database management and advanced layout techniques.
Course Completion of APTECH 54A ( or APTECH 54) OR Course Completion of GIS 40 ( or GIS 50)
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
An advanced course in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) using ArcView software.
Prerequisites:Course Completion of APTECH 54A ( or APTECH 54) OR Course Completion of GIS 40 ( or GIS 50)
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Not Certificate/Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Summer 2003||Inactive:||Fall 2011
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Create displays and query information using Avenue program language.
2. Edit, query, and analyze geographic and tabular data using advanced
3. Create quality maps and charts using Seagate Crystal Reports.
4. Customize the software program language, for the needs of the user,
using Avenue programming.
5. Identify the advanced skills needed to increase their hit rate while
6. Perform advanced spatial analysis using geoprocessing wizard.
Topics and Scope
1. Creating and editing shape files for different GIS projects.
2. Migrating different feature data from outside sources into ArcView
for inclusion in GIS projects.
3. Applying different map projections to use in different GIS projects.
Understand the distortion that each projection applies to maps.
4. Migrate different image data from outside sources into ArcView.
Experiment with image data to obtain desired outcome.
5. Develop an understanding of ArcView extensions and spatial modeling
using Avenue programming language.
6. Perform Geo-processing on feature data in project. Query processed
data for information and location.
7. Advanced layout and chart building techniques
8. Connecting external database information to spatial data.
9. Customizing software using Avenue program language.
10. Adding scripts to software for spatial analysis problem solving.
11. Using GPS data in GIS project. Import GPS data into project.
12. Develop reports from project data and analysis.
13. Project presentations.
1. Software review and help options.
2. Create and edit shape files.
3. Migrating feature data from outside sources into GIS projects.
4. Migrating image data from outside sources into GIS projects.
5. Use of Avenue programming language to develop extensions and spatial
6. Geo-processing use and applications.
7. Performing spatial analysis.
8. Connecting external data to project.
9. Customizing software.
10. Adding scripts to projects.
11. GPS and importing data into projects.
12. Developing reports from project data.
13. Producing quality layouts for presentation.
14. Project presentations.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
5 - 10%
|Written homework, Description of individual projects||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
10 - 20%
|Exams, Individual Projects, Creating maps & charts||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
30 - 50%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Topical Quizzes;essay and final exams||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
5 - 10%
|Attendance, Group Evaluations, Discussion Participation||
1. Getting to know ArcView, ESRI 2000
2. ArcView Concepts and Methods,2000 David Theobold, Colorado State Univ.
3. College shall provide all spatial and tabular data, software,
hardware, facility and equipment.