To request a GIS class presentation or GIS consultation for a research project contact:
ESRI, which produces the main GIS software supported by BC such as ArcGIS, offers many Free ESRI courses. ESRI offers over 50 courses with free modules from basic introductions courses to specialize applications in health care and urban planning.
GIS workshops have not yet been scheduled.
This session will introduce users to:
No prior knowledge of GIS is required.
The department of Earth and Environmental Sciences also offers a Spring course:
Applications of Geographical Information Systems (EESC448001)
College of Arts and Sciences Spring 2015
HON, RUDOLPH Credits: 04
5:00 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. O'NEILL LIBRARY 245
The course covers fundamental concepts and practical applications of GIS in the geosciences, environmental sciences, land use, and other related fields. Students will learn the basics and principles of spatial database management, database query, and preparation of printed maps. Formal presentations and practical assignments in the two-hour lab will use ArcView and ArcGIS software packages, with spatial data sets taken from across the disciplines including geosciences, environmental studies and land use/city planning, marketing, and other fields.
Students will gain working experience of applying GIS to their studies and research and achieve practical skills for the marketplace.
The Woods College for Advanced Studies offers:
MT 35901 Introductory Geographic Information Systems:Transforming and Targeting Markets
Research Services and the Boston College Libraries offer GIS Tutorials once a semester. Check the latest scheduled tutorial at: http://www.bc.edu/offices/researchservices/tutorials.html