Database Design & Management for 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.
Class Number: 11089

Fall 2020

GEOG 9015

1.6 CEUs


This course focuses on the planning, construction, and administration of a GIS database including spatial and attribute data. The lecture provides a conceptual background, as well as practical guidelines, and is reinforced with exercises using both ESRI software and traditional database design techniques. Topics include data requirements analysis; relational database design; attribute and entity definitions; table normalization; table creation and population; query optimization; and data integration. Class format: approximately 50% lecture, 50% software application.




Course fee: $395
Enrollment Deadline: 9/18/2020
Enrolled students are provided access to student licensing for ArcGIS and/or Erdas software, which only work on a Windows operating system. These software are NOT compatible with a Mac operating system. For Mac users, review alternative options here:

Class Number: 11089

Last Update: Oct 26, 2020 1:45pm


Refund Information

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