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Engineering Sciences and Environment:

Geographic Information Systems

Recognition Of Achievement

Careers in many industries require knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  Sheridan's GIS program is designed to do just that.  You will be able to capture, store, analyze and manage geographic data using GIS.

Please Note:  This program will be phased out as of Fall 2020.  For students pursuing this credential, please see the Program Description tab for details on how to complete the program requirements. 

 

More information is available in the Program Description tab.

Please note, students must complete APPL70048 Introduction to Geographical Information Systems and APPL70053 and APPL70054 Access courses prior to enrolling in any of the other courses.

These courses are part of the Geographic Information Systems Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Eight (8) Courses

Access, Advanced
Course Code:
APPL70054
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Access, Introduction
Course Code:
APPL70053
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Designing, Implementing and Managing a GIS Database
Course Code:
APPL70064
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Geographic Information Systems Software, ArcView
Course Code:
APPL70050
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Global Position Systems
Course Code:
APPL70067
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Internet Mapping
Course Code:
APPL70065
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Course Code:
APPL70048
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Remote Sensing
Course Code:
APPL70066
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

ONLINE DELIVERY

This program is being discontinued as of Fall 2020.  Students who have completed at least 2 of the courses with Sheridan can take any remaining courses through OntarioLearn and transfer the credits back to receive the Sheridan Recognition of Achievement.  Visit www.ontariolearn.com and search the course name for other Ontario Colleges offering the course.  Upon completion complete the Advanced Standing Credit application to transfer.  Questions?  Contact caps@sheridancollege.ca

 

Careers in many industries require knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  Sheridan's GIS program is designed to do just that. Y ou will be able to capture, store, analyze and manage geographic data using GIS.

GIS is typically used for: resource management, asset management, environmental impact assessment, urban planning, cartography, scientific investigations, and much more.

If you're looking to start a career in resource management, asset management, urban planning, civil engineering, transportation engineering, environmental impact assessment, cartography and even criminology, you need to know how to use a GIS system.  Sheridan's Geographic Information Systems program is designed to give the skills you need to succeed in the above careers.