2018-2019 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 20, 2019  
2018-2019 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geographic Information Systems, CSC

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PURPOSE: To provide an introduction to the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and remote sensing components of Geospatial Technology. The curriculum provides applications of the technology to site development, business, and security.

By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Produce accurate maps with data points, using ESRI Map software.  Create a short screenplay utilizing visual writing techniques and industry standard formatting.
  2. Demonstrate skills in the use of file management.
  3. Apply computer-aided drafting (CAD) concepts and components used in industry.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.


Text in italics and parentheses indicates approved course substitutions.  Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Total Credits to Complete: 18


1Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.

2Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

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