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GIST 11 INTRODUCTION TO MAPPING & SPATIAL REASONING4 Units
Introduction to the fundamental concepts of GeoSpatial Technology, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS), map reading, and cartography. Exploration of how geospatial technologies are used in addressing human and environmental issues and can promote sustainability.
Advisory: MATH 220; not open to students with credit in GEOG 11.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Communication & Analytical Thinking
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 12 INTRODUCTION TO GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY4 Units
Study of Geospatial Technology including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), cartography, remote sensing, and spatial analysis. Application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) science to spatial data management. Assessment of vector and raster systems, scale, resolution, map projection, coordinate systems and georeferencing. Identification and acquisition of spatial data.
Advisory: GEOG 11 or GIST 11; not open to students with credit in GEOG 12.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 52 GEOSPATIAL DATA ACQUISITION & MANAGEMENT4 Units
Formerly: GEOG 52
Study of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) science and its applications to spatial data management. Data acquisition using GPS, digitizing and scanning techniques. Data management. Editing and verifying. Raster data manipulation and importing. Database management. Advanced queries and database manipulation.
Advisory: Successful completion of GEOG 11 or GIST 11 and GEOG 12 or GIST 12; not open to students with credit in GEOG 52.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 53 ADVANCED GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY & SPATIAL ANALYSIS4 Units
Introduction to problem-solving and decision making using geospatial analysis techniques, applicable to a range of disciplines.
Prerequisite: GEOG 12 or GIST 12.
Advisory: GIST 11 and 52.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory, 6 hours laboratory. (108 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 54A SEMINAR IN SPECIALIZED APPLICATIONS OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS I2 Units
Formerly: GEOG 54A
Seminar on the diverse applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Weekly presentations by guest speakers.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 54A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
2 hours lecture. (24 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 58 REMOTE SENSING & DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING3 Units
Formerly: GEOG 58
Physical basis of remote sensing. Aerial photography and high resolution multi-band imaging. Satellite multi-band optical remote sensing. Other forms of remote sensing (RADAR, SAR, LIDAR). Applications of remote sensing.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 58.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 59 CARTOGRAPHY, MAP PRESENTATION & DESIGN2 Units
Formerly: GEOG 59
Map projections, geodes, coordinate systems. Map composition. Selection of colors and symbols.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 59.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 90A INTRODUCTION TO GIS FOR K-12 TEACHERS I: FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS SCIENCE1 Unit
Formerly: GEOG 90A
Study of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) science and its applications to spatial data management. Assessment of vector and raster systems, scale, resolution, map projection and coordinate systems. Applications and uses of GIS and data visualization in the classroom and in and out of the classroom. Integration of technology intensive curriculum with the traditional classroom model.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 90A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 90B INTRODUCTION TO GIS FOR K-12 TEACHERS II: UTILIZING SPATIAL DATA & DATA ANALYSIS IN THE CLASSROOM1 Unit
Formerly: GEOG 90B
Study of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) science and its applications to spatial data management. Georeferencing and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Discussion and analysis of uncertainty propagation within a GIS. Applications of quantitative and statistical spatial analytical methods; modeling with GIS in the classroom. Helping students formulate geo-spatial questions.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 90B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 90C INTRODUCTION TO GIS FOR K-12 TEACHERS III: DESIGNING & IMPLEMENTING A GIS1 Unit
Formerly: GEOG 90C
Study of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) science and its applications to spatial data management. Designing and creating an original GIS. Database design, fundamentals of data storage, scanning and heads-up digitizing. Finding and accessing free data sources on the Internet.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 90C.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 101A INTRODUCTION TO MAPPING & COMPUTERIZED CARTOGRAPHY1 Unit
Formerly: GEOG 101A
Introduction to map reading and interpretation for practical purposes. Thematic map types and uses, use of maps in the field, and discussion of computerized mapping systems and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 101A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 101B A PREFACE TO GIS: COMPUTER-BASED MAPPING & GIS1 Unit
Formerly: GEOG 101B
Non-technical introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with an emphasis on applications. Includes the application of GIS in a range of disciplines, GIS software and data available, how Global Positioning Systems (GPS) integrate with GIS. Students will be introduced to a variety of free and low cost software and provided with practical exercises.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 101B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 101C GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS (GPS) FUNDAMENTALS1 Unit
Formerly: GEOG 101C
Introduction to the use of Global Positioning Systems in Geotechnology. Satellite and device history, configuration and accuracy. Data collection in the field with GPS units and integration into digital mapping projects.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 101C.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory. (24 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
GIST 101D TECHNOLOGY CAREERS & WORKFORCE PREPARATION1 Unit
Formerly: GEOG 101D
Job search strategies, resume writing and interview skills for students in technical fields.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in GEOG 101D.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 


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