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This page provides a guide to GIS education and training opportunities.

 

California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)
CST Major (Info Tech&CommunicationsDesign)

CST 363  Database Mgmt:Methods/Appl

CST 352  Web Scripting

Earth Systems Science & Policy

ESSP 332  Intro GIS/GPS

ESSP 532  Advanced GIS&Spatial Analysis

ESSP 332: Intro to GIS/GPS. Theory and application of spatial data acquisition, analysis, and display using an integrated, hands-on, project-based approach. Covers geographic information systems (GIS) and the Global Positioning System (GPS). Course completion results in ArcGIS certification from ESRI and GPS Mapping certification from Trimble Navigation (TerraSync). (Offered fall and spring semesters.)
Units: 3
Prerequisites:[(Prerequisites: CST 101) AND (Co requisites: ESSP 332L)]
Co requisites:  None

ESSP 332L: Intro to GIS & GPS Lab. Required lab course for ESSP 332. (Offered fall and spring semesters.)
Units: 1
Prerequisites:  Co requisites: ESSP 332)
Co requisites: None
Registration Restrictions:    None

Social Behavioral Sciences

SBS 252  Wrl/Reg/Geo/Cul/Soc/Sp:Online

SBS 371  Applications/GIS/Soc/Scie/Busi

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Cabrillo College
ETECH 24 Introduction to AutoCAD

Introduces the fundamental operating principles of AutoCAD drafting/design
software. Uses AutoCAD for Windows to create and revise two-dimensional
drawings. Recommended Preparation: CABT 106. Repeatability: May be
taken 4 times.
Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

GEOG 3A Map Reading

Teaches map reading techniques, especially USGS quadrangles, the use and
organization of the world atlas, gazetteer, and the construction of terrain profiles.
Transfer Credit: CSU

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Gavilan College

CSIS 61 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Units: 4     Hours: 3 Lecture, 3 Laboratory
Advisory: CSIS 1 or CSIS 2 or equivalent computer experience.
Transferable: CSU

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) class introduces students to and teaches them how to use desktop GIS software. GIS is a computer-based data-processing tool used to analyze and manage spatial information that combines computers and geography. May be repeated three times for credit. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.

CSIS 51 Visual Basic .NET Programming
Units: 4     Hours: 3 Lecture, 3 Laboratory
Advisory: CSIS 10 or equivalent.
Transferable: CSU; UC; GAV-GE: E2

An introduction to the GUI software applications using Microsoft Visual Basic .NET. This course will give students the opportunity to learn how to create applications using Visual Basic programming in the .NET framework. This course will show the students to use forms, boxes, buttons, labels, menus, scroll bars, and drawing objects. This course will show the students how to develop professional looking and deployable Visual Basic .NET applications. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit. This course may be repeated three times for credit.

CSIS 128 Database - MS Access
Units: 2     Hours: 2 Lecture
Advisory: CSIS 1 or CSIS 2 or equivalent knowledge.
Transferable: CSU

Introduction to Microsoft Access, a relational database management software tool. Students will learn to create and manage a database. This course will help prepare students for taking the Access MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) exams. May be repeated three times for credit. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit.
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Hartnell College

Computer Science & Information Systems CSS 4-1320 Introduction to Scientific Programming

AGR63. Applied GPS Technology (4)  Lecture:  2 Hrs; Lab 6 Hrs
Semesters Offered: Variable
Provides an introduction and extensive practice in the use and application of Global Positioning System technology in agricultural situations. Students will use GPS/DGPS receivers to map fields, navigate to waypoints, and record data when planning or managing inputs on fields.

Agricultural Business and Technology Institute (Jan 25 — June 2, 2010)
Registration can be done online, by mail or in person, for further information visit www.hartnell.edu.

AIT-66-1066 INTRO TO GEOGRAPHICS SYSTEM (GIS) Mon./Wed - 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm
An introduction to geographical information system (GIS) including their use, input, analysis and output of spatial data. Topics include elements of a GIS, data structures and their management, and basic input and output functions and mapping possibilities. Hands-on exposure to computers and the current ArcGIS, GIS software package is provided during laboratory. Formerly AGR-66. Not open to students who have complete AGR 66, DRA 66, or CSS 66 with a grade of “C” or better. [CSU]

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Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University

About seminars (monthly & weekly): http://library.stanford.edu/depts/gis/MarineBioGIS.html

GIS Class listing at Stanford: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/gis/classes.html

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Mission College

081B • Introduction to Microsoft Access
1.0 unit
Advisory: CA 010A
Acceptable for credit: California State University

082B • Intermediate Microsoft Access
2.0 units
Advisory: CA 081B
Acceptable for credit: California State University

083A • Crystal Reports - Basic
0.5 units
Advisory: CA 010A and CA 070
Acceptable for credit: California State University

031A • Fundamentals of Microsoft Visual Basic.net
NET 3.0 units
Advisory: MATH 905, CIS 002 and CIS 054A
Corequisite: CIS 170A
Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

031B • Applications Programming Using Visual Basic
3.0 units
Advisory: MATH 903
Prerequisite: CIS 031A
Corequisite: CIS 170B
Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

070 • Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting
3.0 units
Advisory: MATH 903 and DRAFT 051A
Acceptable for credit: California State University

050 • Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
4.0 units
Advisory: MATH 903
Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University

051 • Introduction Remote Sensing
4.0 units
Advisory: ENGR 050
Acceptable for credit: California State University

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Monterey Peninsula College

Ocen10: Introduction to GIS, GPS and Cartography

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global positioning Systems (GPS) and computer cartography.

Spring 2015

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Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Graduate courses

MS 248: Marine Benthic Habitat Mapping Techniques

The collection and interpretation of geophysical data that can be used to characterize marine benthic habitats. Basic geophysical principals will be reviewed. Application of techniques will be used to identify and characterize marine benthic habitats, including echosounders, multibeam bathymetry and backscatter, sidescan sonar, seismic profiling, and GIS.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing; MS 141 or instructor's consent.

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NW Environmental Training Center

Northwest Environmental Training Center provides leadership in the development and implementation of training and certification programs that allow professionals to understand and comply with regional and national regulations, and increase their expertise in diverse areas.

Courses catalog

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University of California, Santa Cruz

Geographic Information Systems and Environmental Applications

Introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) as the technology of processing spatial data, including input, storage and retrieval; manipulation and analysis; reporting and interpretation. Emphasizes GIS as a decision support system for environmental and social problem solving, using basic model building, experimental design, and database management.

http://gis.ucsc.edu/index.html

AGR66. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (4)
Credit/No Credit Option Lecture: 3 Hrs; Lab 1 Hr
Semesters Offered: Variable

An introduction to geographical information systems (GIS), including their use, input, analysis and output of spatial data. Topics include elements of a GIS, data structures and their management, and basic input and output functions and mapping possibilities. Includes hands-on exposure to computers and state of the art GIS application and software. GIS software package is provided during laboratory. (Not open to students who have AGR66. Introduction to Geographic

Information Systems (GIS) (4)

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W Valley College

051. Introduction Remote Sensing
4.0 units
Advisory: ENGR 050
Acceptable for credit: California State University

Draft 073 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design
3 units
Recommended Preparation: Math 902 or concurrently
Acceptable for credit: California State University

PKMGT 016A Introduction to GIS and GPS
3 units
Acceptable for credit: California State University

PKMGT 016B Intermediate Desktop Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
3 units
Prerequisite: PKMGT 016A
Acceptable for credit: California State University

PKMGT 016C Spatial Analysis for Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
3 units
Prerequisite: PKMGT 016A
Acceptable for credit: California State University

PKMGT 016C Spatial Analysis for Geographic Information Systems (GIS))
3 units
Prerequisite: PKMGT 016A
Acceptable for credit: California State University

PKMGT 016E Database Design and Management in GIS
3 units
Prerequisite: PKMGT 016A
Acceptable for credit: California State University

PKMGT 016F GIS Internship
3 units
Prerequisite: PKMGT 016B
Acceptable for credit: California State University

PKMGT 016H AutoCAD: Introduction to Computer Aided Design
3 units
Recommended Preparation: Math 902 or concurrently
Acceptable for credit: California State University

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Other GIS Training and Resources

Introduction to ArcGIS 9 for Fisheries and Wildlife Biology Applications

October 1-3, 2008, 8:30 A.M. to 5 P.M.
California State University, East Bay
Oakland Professional Development & Conference Center
Located at Trans Pacific Center
1000 Broadway, Suite 109
Oakland, California

Instructor: Eric Sandoval

UCSC GIS Technology Lab
GIS Resources and Help

http://gis.ucsc.edu/resources.html 

GIS Training for Marine Resource Management
Downloadable training material produced by the NOAA Coastal Services Center and Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission.

The California Environmental Resources Evaluation System (CERES)
Learn how to set up a metadata catalog in the California Environmental Information Catalog (CEIC).

http://gis.ca.gov/catalog/intro.epl?page=using.html

Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI)
ESRI offers many web-based and instructor-led training courses.

http://www.esri.com/training_events.html

NOAA Coastal Services Center
The NOAA Coastal Services Center is an office within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration devoted to serving the nation's state and local coastal resource management programs. Various GIS training material can be downloaded from the web site. Courses can also be schedule locally.

http://www.csc.noaa.gov/bins/training.html

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