ENV 103 Introduction to GIS (3 credits)

This course introduces fundamental concepts of Geographic Information Systems and the major functionality contained within the ArcGIS software system. In course exercises, students follow the GIS analytical process and work with a variety of software tools to solve realistic mapping problems. This course emphasizes practical GIS and GPS (Geographic Positioning System) skills. ArcGIS is now used in fields as diverse as emergency management, law enforcement, business, engineering, etc. ENV 103 is a required course for the Environmental Technology AAS degree program.