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Geographical Information Systems
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are software systems and techniques used to compile and present data in visual form. Data is presented as layers of information according to specific location. Google Maps is a well-known example which uses GIS to compile data according to location on the map. GIS compiled data can be very useful to better understand problems in relation to space.
Watch our new video on GIS at UHMC! Apply for Fall courses today! GIS 150 starts August 24, 2015, and GIS 180 starts October 19, 2015.
*NEW* Summer course: Introduction to GIS for Farmers offered through the Sustainable Living Institute of Maui. Date/Time: July 7, 4:00-8:00PM at UH Maui College with Instructor Sarah McLane. Learn more and register today for this special 4-hour course to learn innovative ways to use GIS in agriculture.
Get your Certificate of Competence in GIS in one semester! Both required courses are offered back-to-back Fall 2015.
GIS is expected to grow 20% in the next 10 years. Jobs are high skill and high wage.