Open Courses: Spring 2018

Registration begins November 13:  Registration Form / Credit Card Authorization

Costs / Early Registration Discount
In addition to the tuition, there is a $25 nonrefundable registration fee paid once per semester. The early registration discount applies to registrations received (paid in full) by January 12, 2018. 

*CLOSED* NEW! Using Maps to Tell Your Story – starts Feb. 4
Looking for innovative ways to tell a story? Gain hands-on experience with ArcGIS online, and learn to use maps and geography, along with rich content—text, photos, video, and audio—to tell it. Develop online maps, constructing information and using ArcGIS online templates to build Story Maps. Share your Story Map through social media to engage and inspire your audience. No coding required!
GIS 1040 / noncredit / $355
Discount: $330 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Ana Hiraldo-Gomez
Sun., 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Feb. 4 & 11 (2 sessions)
Natural Science building, room 1063
*CLOSED* NEW! Getting to Know ArcGIS Online – starts March 4
ESRI’s ArcGIS Online is becoming a standard in browser-based web mapping applications. Create web mapping apps for your personal or agency advantage, combining your spatial datasets with content from other web sources (U.S. Geological Survey, EPA, Westchester County GIS, NYS agencies, etc.). ArcGIS Online web mapping products support both internal (private) and public-facing mapping applications. No coding required!
GIS 1050 / noncredit / $355
Discount: $330 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Ana Hiraldo-Gomez
Sun., 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
March 4 & 11 (2 sessions)
Natural Science building, room 1063
*CLOSED* Using Cloud-Based and Online GIS Platforms – starts April 14
Explore cutting-edge GIS websites and a wide range of online mapping programs. Examine and learn to use current federal, state, and local portals that provide geospatial content. Understand how online content can be “mashed up” with user-generated data in a wide range of desktop software (ArcGIS, AutoCAD) or cloud mapping programs, such as ArcGIS Online, and open-source alternatives, such as OpenStreetMap
Prerequisite: GIS 1000 or ENV 3150
GIS 1020 / noncredit / $355
Discount: $330 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Sam Wear
Sat.–Sun., 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
April 14–15 (2 sessions)
Natural Science building, room 1063

All Courses

GIS 1000: GIS Essentials

Designed for individuals interested in building a basic understanding of introductory GIS tools and concepts. Receive hands-on instruction on how to discover and understand spatial data, while also completing up to a dozen premium ESRI Virtual Campus courses. In addition, participants will be introduced to online GIS resources and products and services associated with the Westchester County GIS program.

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
GIS 1010: Spatial and 3-D Analysis

Expand upon key technical GIS skills. Learn tips and tricks for analyzing spatial data, while simultaneously completing over a dozen premium ESRI Virtual Campus courses in the use of ArcGIS Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst extension tools. Participants will also learn to customize the performance of ArcGIS desktop and share data through ArcGIS Online.

Credits: 0

PREREQ: GIS1000 Or ENV3150

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
GIS 1020: Using Cloud-Based and Online GIS Platforms

Explore cutting-edge GIS websites and a wide range of online mapping programs. Examine and learn to use current federal, state, and local portals that provide geospatial content. Understand how online content can be “mashed up” with user-generated data in a wide range of desktop software (ArcGIS, AutoCAD) or cloud mapping programs, such as ArcGIS Online, and open-source alternatives, such as OpenStreetMap.

Credits: 0

PREREQ: GIS1000 Or ENV3150

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
GIS 1030: Business Application of GIS

Combine demographic data, detailed maps, and spatial analytics with local datasets to help users answer the “where” questions of business. Participants learn to use GIS to make informed decisions about potential sites, customers, and the marketplace. The focus is on developing the components of a robust model—including standard geographies and hand-drawn shapes, as well as socioeconomic, health, and crime data.

Credits: 0

PREREQ: GIS1000 Or ENV3150

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
GIS 1040: Using Maps to Tell Your Story

Looking for innovative ways to tell a story? Gain hands-on experience with ArcGIS online, and learn to use maps and geography, along with rich content—text, photos, video, and audio—to tell it. Develop online maps, constructing information and using ArcGIS online templates to build Story Maps. Share your Story Map through social media to engage and inspire your audience. No coding required!

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth
GIS 1050: Getting to Know ArcGIS Online

ESRI’s ArcGIS Online is becoming a standard in browser-based web mapping applications. Create web mapping apps for your personal or agency advantage, combining your spatial datasets with content from other web sources (U.S. Geological Survey, EPA, Westchester County GIS, NYS agencies, etc.). ArcGIS Online web mapping products support both internal (private) and public-facing mapping applications. No coding required!

Credits: 0

Department: Continuing Education and Youth