Introduction to ArcGIS (GIS 0110)

E-mail: lscont@gmu.edu

Phone: 703-993-2109

Fax: 703-993-2121

This three-day core course introduces students to ArcGIS and provides the foundation for becoming a successful ArcView, ArcEditor, or ArcInfo user. Participants learn how to use ArcMap, ArcCatalog, and ArcToolbox and explore how these applications work together to provide a complete GIS software solution. The course covers fundamental GIS concepts as well as how to visualize, create, manage and analyze geographic data. Attendees learn how to manipulate tabular data, query a GIS database, and present data clearly and efficiently using maps and charts.
Courses are offered in a three-day seminar format. Classes can be taken individually to strengthen your working knowledge or as part of the certificate program to enhance your career development. It is possible to complete the certificate in 4 to 36 months. Tailored seminars taught on your premises can be arranged, please call 703-993-2109 or e-mail lscont@gmu.edu for details.
This course is part of the Geographic Information Systems certificate program. It may also be taken alone without pursuing a certificate.

  • Computer scientists and engineers
  • Geographers and cartographers
  • Planners and environmental scientists
  • Application specialists
  • People interested in changing careers
  • Law enforcement officers and administrators
  • Crime analysts and coordinators
  • Database and system administrators
  • EMS and first response professionals
  • Public health administrators
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