Dec 05, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

CST 6311 - GIS Technologies

Credits: 3 hrs
Examines the technologies associated with the acquisition and modeling of primary coordinate data for GIS base maps. Topics include coordinate systems and map projections, mapping systems, global positioning systems (GPS), and accuracy of spatial data. Covers issues related to the acquisition, implementation, and management of computer systems for CAD/CAM applications; drawing files management; hardware and software selection, networking, security and maintenance. Introduces GIS software, such as ArcGIS, ArcCatalog, ArcMap, ArcInfo, and ArcToolbox for data set creation, editing, analysis, and map production. Project required.
Prerequisite(s): CST 5324