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About the Course

Explore the world of spatial analysis and cartography with geographic information systems (GIS). In this class you will learn the basics of the industry’s leading software tool, ArcGIS, during four week-long modules: Week 1: Learn how GIS grew from paper maps to the globally integrated electronic software packages of today. You will install ArcGIS on your computer and learn how to use online help to answer technical questions. Week 2: Open up ArcGIS and explore data using ArcMap. Learn the foundational concepts of GIS, how to analyze data, and make your first map. Week 3: Make your own maps! Symbolize data and create an eye-catching final product. Week 4: Share your data and maps and learn to store and organize your data. Take Fundamentals of GIS as a standalone course or as part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization. By completing the first class in the Specialization you will gain the skills needed to succeed in the full program. Students who need an ArcGIS license will receive a non-commercial, 1 year student license for participation in this course and specialization....

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May 16, 2021

GREAT COURSE TO JUMPSTART FOR ANY NEW LEARNERS IN THE FIELD OF GIS. It is extremely helpful to learn the basics & the projects help any new learners to understand what kind of work is done in ArcGIS.


Dec 27, 2018

the content is awesome. i would recommend it to those who need to have some basic knowledge of GIS. it's very easy to learn the ArcGIS because of the instructions and demos given by the instructor.

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By Angelica B

Nov 1, 2016

is excellent!! great teacher

By Prateek V

Oct 5, 2016

Its very nice course for gis

By Marco P

Sep 4, 2016

Great, I could apply most of

By Lesley D

Jul 25, 2016

Excellent overview of ArcGIS


Jul 28, 2020

Great course for starters..

By A.T.M R H

May 10, 2020

Best course i ever enrolle.

By Holly B

Mar 22, 2019

I learned alot. Thank you.

By Abdelrahman M M

Mar 12, 2017

its the best course i taken

By Jessy L

Nov 22, 2016

Nick Santos is a dreamboat.

By Turlea O

Mar 5, 2016

This is a fantastic course!

By rubab a

Apr 9, 2022

Great course, learned alot

By Muhannad M

Jul 19, 2021

The course was very useful

By Jessica J C B

Nov 7, 2020

It was an awesome course!!

By aziri d e

Sep 24, 2020


By Anand P

Sep 19, 2020

great learning experience.

By Yueheng Y

Jul 22, 2020

Helpful to GIS beginner ;)

By Kamal Z I

Jul 19, 2020

Very useful and productive

By Md A R

Jun 15, 2020

Great things to begin GIS!

By Darian W

Nov 17, 2019

great examples and teacher

By Ahmed H A E A

Aug 18, 2017

graet course for essential

By Moses

Aug 28, 2020

Awesome course instructor

By Margarita d S P

Aug 15, 2020

The course is very useful

By Ali k

Feb 19, 2020

just love this course....

By juan c m c

Sep 23, 2019

Good Course, thanks a lot

By Osmar C T

Jan 22, 2019

excellent and interesting