Trades and Information Technology

Geographic Information Systems

Overview

A geographic information system (GIS) is a system for capturing, storing, analyzing, and managing data and associated attributes that are spatially referenced to the earth. It allows users to create interactive queries, analyze the spatial information, edit data and maps, and present the results of all these operations. GIS technology can be used for scientific investigation, resource management, asset management, environmental impact assessment, urban planning, cartography, criminology, history, sales, marketing, and route planning.

Note: Students have up to 7 years to complete all requirements.

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Students may also purchase textbooks from a source of their choice, but the ISBN must match.

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Please note that the learning outcomes for courses and programs in the Continuing Education department vary based on the course provider. Please contact the Continuing Education department with any questions: ce@canadorecollege.ca