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GIS 40
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Description:The course introduces students to fundamental concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Topics include elements of GIS, data structures and their management, introductory input and output functions and mapping possibilities. Hands-on exposure to GIS technology through the use of computers and current industry standard software is provided during the laboratory. A working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office is recommended.
Transferability:CSU; UC 
Repeatability:Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Grading Type:Grade Only
Sections listed are for Fall 2023
 SectDaysHoursInstructorLocationRoomUnitsStatusTotal SeatsCurrent EnrollmentSeats RemainingDate Begin/EndDate Final ExamBooks
Add section to cart2135Th
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Parks R
Parks R
12/14/2023Click here for availability at the SRJC bookstore  Click here to see if the library has a copy of your textbook
 This class requires physical attendance in lecture in order to achieve learning objectives. The course will utilize Zoom for instruction. Students are required to have a suitable computer, reliable internet access, and a functioning webcam that has both video and audio capabilities. SRJC does have a first-come-first-served laptop loaner program through SRJC Student Services. Cell phones and the majority of tablets will not suffice. Computers must be capable of running a web browser, Zoom, Microsoft 10, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Google Earth. Active synchronous visible participation and attendance are required for the entire duration of all lectures and any non-field, online labs. Further details will be provided in the course syllabus when available and during the first class meeting. Additionally, in order to run ESRI ArcGIS Products, student computers must meet ESRI minimum system requirements: