If you are looking for classes this spring to count towards your GIS certificate electives OR looking for GIS professional development, there are two exciting opportunities!
Geo 221: Field Geography - The Local Landscape
This spring the Geo 221 will work with PSU to conduct research, collect data, and create maps as part of the "Cultural Atlas of Portland." Our specific focus will be on mapping personal geographies within Portland, and psychogeography topics such as smell, sight (colors), sound, and emotions. The course provides an opportunity to learn Geographic field research methods, mapping, geographic information systems (GIS), and cartographic principles.
Geo 299E: GIS Programming
GIS Programming introduces the fundamentals of programming within the context of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Using ESRI's ArcGIS as the software platform, the course covers concepts used in automating mapping procedures, handling different types of data, and building custom functions. Provides opportunities to understand the dynamic inner workings of GIS using Python programming language.