2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 31, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Geographic Information Systems, CSC



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PURPOSE: This one-year program prepares students for entry-level jobs in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  Jobs include mapmaker and GIS technician. This program is offered at the Chester Campus. All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS:  A Career Studies Certificate is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students should visit their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: 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.

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 18


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) through the myTyler portal.

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

 

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