Oct 05, 2022  
University Catalog 2022-2023 
University Catalog 2022-2023
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ES-6105: Geographic Info Systems(GIS) Applied

This course focuses on real-world applications of GIS. The students translate knowledge and applied GIS skills into problem-solving applications on the ground, working with a client. A student will spend a month with a client. The workload should total a minimum of 140 hours which includes check-in and troubleshooting meetings with the instructor. The candidate works under joint supervision from both the client and the course instructor. At the end of the course, the GIS certificate candidate is expected to provide a final project report including GIS deliverables (maps, models, processed data, etc.) to the client according to the terms of the agreement between the client and the course instructor. At the end of the course, the student should be able to: -Apply various GIS spatial analysis tools in a variety of platforms including ArcGIS, QGIS, DNRGPS and GPS to solve a real-world problem -Use cartography/map design principles to produce effective maps and communicate effectively with the audience. -Work independently on GIS Projects to meet information needs from a client -Collect, manage, organize, update and share GIS data professionally
Min. Credits: 3.0
Credit Basis: Semester credit
Location(s): Antioch Univ New England,Antioch Univ Los Angeles
Method(s): Classroom
Prerequisites: ES-5100: Geog Info Sys (GIS),ES-6100: Geog Info Sys (GIS) Advanced
Faculty Consent Required: N
Program Approval Required: N
Course Type Environmental Studies and Sustainability

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