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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Geospatial Technology Analyst (Full-time)

Degree: Short-term Technical Certificate
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

Introduction to the basic theoretical as well as practical concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Students will learn the basics of ArcMap and ArcCatalog and explore how these applications interrelate in a complete GIS software system through exercises, labs and a final project. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description:

Introduces the foundations of electro-optical and infrared data analysis. Students will acquire knowledge of the characteristics of electro-optical and infrared sensors, data, and remote sensing applications applicable to civil unmanned aerial system operations. Emphasis is placed on data processing. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Choose either AVT 1120 or AVT 1121

Prerequisites: Other (Competency-Based Education (CBE) prerequisite training and approval to register if offered in the CBE format.)

Description:

Introduction to database management systems. Discussion of database environments, design, planning, implementation and administration in a relational model environment. Students will design and develop a simple database and implement a portion of this application including forms, queries and reports. Emphasis on database design techniques, normalization and the SQL database language.

Notes: Prerequisite: MAT 1120 or MAT 0200 or higher

Prerequisites: MAT 0200 or MAT 1120

Description:

This course introduces students to analyzing data using Python. The basics of Python will be taught. Students will learn how to obtain, cleanse and prepare data for analysis. Data analytic and statistical tools will be used to visualize data, predict outcomes and categorize data.

Notes: Prerequisite: MAT 1120 or MAT 0200 or higher

Prerequisites: MAT 0200

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Spring Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description:

This course is an introduction to remote sensing. Topics include fundamentals of the physical principles on which remote sensing is based, history and future trends, sensors and their characteristics, image data sources, and image classification, interpretation and analysis techniques. Two classroom. two lab hours per week.

Notes: Choose GEO 1215 or both EET 1121 & EET 1158.

Prerequisites: GEO 1107

Description:

This course will focus on GIS extensions to apply more complex functions and tools of ArcGIS. Students will learn how to utilize ArcGIS Network Analyst and Spatial Analyst tools to create, query and analyze data sets. Students will also learn to use GPS technology to collect data, build databases and prepare data for analysis using more advanced geodatabase tools. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: GEO 1107

Description:

Introduction to database management system in a client/server environment. The course covers Structured Query Language (SQL) and development and administrative tools. Students are taught to create and maintain database objects and to store, retrieve and manipulate data, and create blocks of application code that can be shared by multiple forms, reports, and data management applications.

Notes: Prerequisite: CIS 2165

Prerequisites: CIS 2165

 

Term hours subtotal:

10

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.