GIS Fundamentals

Join course instructor Mike Ernst in an exploration of the key concepts of geographic information systems, also known as GIS. This series of GIS courses is a crash course on GIS for beginners focusing on ESRI’s ArcGIS software and its applications for GIS mapping. Students will learn how to make a thematic map, configure data sets, import spatial and nonspatial data into ArcGIS, geocoding, and geoprocessing. Each course in this track is approved for CNU-A and AICP CM credit.

GIS Fundamentals: An Introduction

This first of a series of courses covering Geographic information Systems (GIS) will guide beginners interested in learning more about GIS, especially with the use of Esri's ArcGIS software.

56 Mins
AICP CM
CNU-A
SACPLAN CPD

GIS Fundamentals: Projections and Map Design

The course will continue core concepts of GIS that began in the first course, including projections, coordinate systems, cartography, and the difference between raster and vector data models.

108 Mins
AICP CM
CNU-A
SACPLAN CPD

GIS Fundamentals: Thematic Maps

This third GIS Fundamentals course covers the basics of making several kinds of thematic maps, including choropleth, dot density, and proportional symbol maps.

55 Mins
AICP CM
CNU-A
SACPLAN CPD

GIS Fundamentals: Importing, Selecting, and Managing Data

The fourth installment of the Geographic Information Systems Fundamentals series explains how to configure data sets, including advanced methods for selecting data through spatial and SQL queries, working with relational databases and geodatabases, and importing non-spatial data into ArcGIS.

55 Mins
AICP CM
CNU-A
SACPLAN CPD

GIS Fundamentals: Geocoding, Geoprocessing, and Online Sharing

This fifth installment of the GIS Fundamentals series provides instruction on how to geocode addresses, the basics of geoprocessing, and the use of ArcGIS Online for collaborative mapping and processing.

54 Mins
AICP CM
CNU-A
SACPLAN CPD

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