GEOG2700 (Open Source GIS)

This course teaches students about Open Source software for both desktop and internet GIS applications. Students will learn the concepts of Open Source software, and the leading desktop and web mapping Open Source software packages such as Quantum GIS (QGIS) and OpenStreetMap. Students will apply technology in lab exercises using real-world data.
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Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Salt Lake Community College
Project Name:
National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium (NISGTC)
GIS, Geospatial Information System, spatial database, geographic, geospatial, mapping, vector, raster, cartography, database, open source software, cartography

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
BILT (See support docs for explanation)
Industry Sector:
Information Technology -- Computer Operating Systems (Programming), Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Security, IT Security (51)
Computer and Mathematical Occupations (15-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Credential
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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