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Courses
Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
OLRN1030 Access - Expert

Description: Learn to use the advanced features of Microsoft Access for Windows. Upon completion, you will enhance tables by creating lookups, create various types of advanced queries, create advanced forms, create relationships between tables to ensure data accuracy, work with form controls, understand macro concepts, create, run, & test Access macros, create & use switchboard forms, set Access defaults, and apply Start-up options.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
OLRN1980 Access - Specialist

Description: Learn to use Microsoft Access for Windows. You will learn by using its pull-down menus, toolbars, and dialogue boxes. Access is a computerized database that allows you to manipulate, link, chart, query, and report your data to customize the information you need. Access creates a system of relational database management in a user-friendly environment.
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
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30 Yes Details
PROG1220 Designing, Implementing & Managing a GIS Database

Description: This course provides a foundation for designing and maintaining a geographic information system. It also familiarizes the student with existing databases, standards and industry best practices for data management.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: INFO1820, OLRN1980
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42 Yes Details
PROG1210 Geographical Information Systems Software-ArcView

Description: At the end of this course, students should be able to create data in ArcGIS, to query and manipulate data, geocode addresses, perform spatial analyses, produce map outputs, and charts.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: INFO1820
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42 Yes Details
SCIE1140 Global Positioning Systems

Description: This course will start with an overview of GPS, history of GPS and GPS Applications. With an emphasis on the principles of GPS and how it works, you will learn about the GPS satellites and the information and signals they transmit, types of receivers and the fundamentals of how they work, and what GPS can be used for. Topics covered include accuracy and positioning, the types of errors associated with using GPS, absolute and differential techniques, different types of signals, considerations when collecting data using GPS, and how to undertake mission planning. An introduction to other global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) is provided. GPS modernization, augmented GPS, and future trends are also discussed. The use of a GPS receiver is NOT required for this course.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: INFO1820
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42 Yes Details
PROG1230 Internet Mapping

Description: Various types and variations of Internet Mapping will be discussed. Various ways of acquiring, analyzing and converting data for your Internet Map Project, Geographic Markup Language, eb Map Service standards will be studied. Open-source and commercial solutions to serving geographical data and common tasks, pitfalls and issues involved in creating maps will be examined.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: INFO1820
CoRequisites:

42 Yes Details
INFO1820 Introduction to Geographical Information Systems

Description: An overview of the fundamental concepts and terminology and the role of GIS in business, government, surveying and natural resources. The course will cover the collection, management, analysis and presentation of spatial data. Additional topics will include concepts of database systems, data modeling and digital mapping.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
SCIE1130 Remote Sensing

Description: This course is designed to teach principles and applications of remote sensing at the introductory level. This science, which looks at the Earth from above, has made strides into commonplace use in recent times and the applications are useful to many professions including planners, environmental scientists, real estate, agriculture, and many others. At the end of the course, students should understand the basic principles of remote sensing, know how to use software to manipulate image data, and perform preliminary interpretation of this data.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: INFO1820
CoRequisites:

42 Yes Details

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