Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Courses - Geography Department

Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the searchable online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):

  • GEOG-121 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • GEOG-122 Environmental GIS
  • GEOG-123 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Projects

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.

Student Learning Outcomes

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate of Accomplishment

  1. Distinguish the characteristics and key principles of geography, specifically the subdivision of cartography.
  2. Develop an understanding of uses, organization, and analysis of geographical data.
  3. Select appropriate techniques and technology to analyze geographic problems.
  4. Demonstrate technical skills in data management including data input, editing, query, analysis, and display.
  5. Produce and arrange a GIS project using GIS technical skills.