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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: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter 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 Winter 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 Winter 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 Winter 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 Winter 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 Winter quarter.
 


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