Test out your GIS knowledge and skill with hands-on GIS software application! With a focus on layout and core functionality, this 12-hour evening course offers an overview of ArcGIS components, basic display and map querying functions, metadata browsing and file management, basic analysis techniques, and map layout. Increase your software proficiency with practical, in-class exercises!
SPECIAL OFFER!All participants in this course will receive a free trial of the ArcGIS 10 software. Practice and refine your newly acquired skills at home or at work for 1-year at no additional cost!
Introduction to ArcCatalog
Table Joins and Thematic Maps
Course Participants Appreciate:
Quick tips, short cuts
General program operation
Repetition of using tools
Mapping and cartography
Looking at the data files
Getting a sense of software capabilities
Applications to transportation issues
To get the most out of this class, students should come with an understanding of the basic concepts of Geographic Information Systems.
Andrew Rowan, NJ Office of GIS
Lyna Wiggins, Ph.D., Rutgers University
In addition to 1.6 Rutgers CEUs, this GIS training course is approved for the following credits:
NJ Site Remediation Professional Licensing Board (NJSRPB): 4 Technical CECs
NJ Professional Engineers: 12 Continuing Professional Competency credits
NYS Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors: 12 PDHs
Certified Wildlife Biologists: The Wildlife Society allows a maximum of 12 contact hours in Category I of the Certified Wildlife Biologist Renewal/Professional Development Certificate Program for participation in the ArcGIS: Introduction short course.
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Attention U.S. Veterans
All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.
"Both instructors were enthusiastic about material and very helpful for our professional questions."
- Chris Rotondi, Project Manager, 2014 attendee
Instructor Lyna Wiggins is "very engaging and explains concepts clearly."
- Michael Kelly, Project Scientist, Woodard & Curran, 2014 attendee