Introduction to Mapping & GIS

Program Description
Class Schedule
This course focuses on map reading skills, the ability to navigate with a map and compass, understanding mapping terminology, and an introduction to Geographical Information Systems. This hands-on approach removes the reliance on a GPS or a digital map viewing device, while providing a strong foundation for future use of such devices.

Areas to be covered during the training include:

  • History of mapping and surveying
  • Introduction to cartography
  • Map elements and terminology
  • Using a map and compass
  • Spatial relation
  • Introduction to GIS
  • GPS data collector demonstration 

Class Schedule: There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.