Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Asynchronous & Synchronous Online Courses

All classes are offered online in one of two class formats:

  • Asynchronous: Classes are offered over the course of one week. Attendance at optional virtual meetings with the instructor is encouraged but not required.
  • Synchronous: Classes are offered over the course of two days (Friday & Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.). Attendance at virtual meetings with the instructor is required.

Fall 2021

GEOG 9003

Class Number: 11760
1.6 CEUs
Course Fee: 


This course is an introduction to the concepts and uses of GIS. Lecture topics include history of GIS, GIS data structures and sources of data, GIS tools, vendors and software, applications, and resources. Exercises include spatial data display and query, map generation, and simple spatial analysis using ArcGIS software. Class format is approximately 50% lecture and 50% lab exercise.




Course fee: $198, includes 50% discount for one introductory class.

Enrollment Deadline: Monday, August 16, 2021
Enrolled students are provided access to student licensing for ArcGIS and/or Erdas software, which only work on a Windows operating system. These software programs are NOT compatible with a Mac operating system. For Mac users, review alternative options here:
Optional lab meetings will be held in the evening M-Th.

Class Number: 11760

Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_2 Class dropped one day prior to class start day Class dropped on class start day Class dropped beyond class start day


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