GIS 150: Introduction to GIS/GPS (3 credits)
An introductory course in the applications of geographic information systems (GIS) with a special emphasis on using ArcView GIS. Includes database construction and techniques for spatial data manipulation, analysis and display. Students will also gain basic experience with the use of Global Positioning System (GPS). Applications will be cross-disciplinary in nature, including such fields as the environmental sciences, business marketing, geopolitical demography, health/epidemic monitoring and real estate management. (3 hours lecture)
Recommended Preparation: Familiarity with basic computer operations and databases.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Use basic ArcGIS desktop software functions such as displaying, modifying, and analyzing maps.
- Independently plan, organize, and present a GIS research project.
- Use a GPS unit to find locations, and import obtained GPS data into ArcGIS for further investigations.
Degrees and Certificates
- Associate in Arts - Social Sciences (DS)
- Certificate of Competence in Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS)
For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page
- Fall 2014 - MW, 5:30pm to 8:00pm, Hale Pālanakila 122, Robert O'Conner - CRN: 62599 - view syllabus
- Fall 2009 - T, 1:30pm to 4:20pm, Hale No‘eau 123, Toshihiko Ikagawa - CRN: 62200 - view syllabus
- Fall 2008 - T, 5:30pm to 8:35pm, Hale No‘eau 123, Toshihiko Ikagawa - CRN: 64276
- Spring 2007 - asynchronous , Toshihiko Ikagawa - CRN: 64266
- Fall 2006 - T, 5:30pm to 8:50pm, Hale No‘eau 124, Toshihiko Ikagawa - CRN: 63124
- Fall 2005 - T, 5:30pm to 8:50pm, Hale No‘eau 123, Toshihiko Ikagawa - CRN: 61169
- Fall 2004 - T, 5:30pm to 8:50pm, Hale No‘eau 123, Toshihiko Ikagawa - CRN: 61169
- Fall 2003 - M, 6:00pm to 9:20pm, Hale No‘eau 123, R Louis - CRN: 14182
- Fall 2002 - M, 6:00pm to 9:00pm, Hale No‘eau 123, R Louis - CRN: 6501