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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.

Oct 4, 2020

I finished the course, I do not know why it indicates to me as if I had not finished\n\nI would like answer, please. My email:\n\nWhy don't answer me?\n\nRegards\n\nVictor Ramon

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By Gonzalo P P

Feb 15, 2018

Very nice course to start with GIS, clear and very useful, 100% recommended

By Caleb S

Sep 11, 2016

Great way to learn GIS for anyone with no experience in the field/software.

By Hanna M

May 1, 2020

Great class. Good instructions and assignments. It was well worth my time.

By Shawn N

Feb 8, 2020

Learn at your own pace, great job by the instructor and the UC Davis team.

By Elizabeth G

Aug 2, 2018

Fantastic summary, great instruction, definitely will recommend to others.

By Olushola ( A

Aug 21, 2017

Interesting course! Instructor has a thorough understanding of the course!

By Mohammed I A G

May 1, 2017

this course very help me to learn fundamentals and practice to work in GIS

By Konstantinos N

Sep 4, 2016

Very good course. It will help you to learn the basics of GIS from scratch

By Sariel H

Dec 20, 2020

Very intuitive course for newbee who has no prior experience with ArcGIS.

By Manisha T

May 11, 2020

Highly recommend this course for the people who are planning to study GIS

By Amy T

Jan 26, 2020

great intro! I feel confident working with basic functions of arcmap now.

By Prabuddha D B

Jul 18, 2017

it will give you in depth insight into the fundamentals on GIS and ArcGIS

By Phani M V

May 8, 2020

The course is very clear and the assignments are very helpful! Thank you

By Jubraeel S

Jan 9, 2020

A Great Course, But I hope If Grading Process Is Done By the Instructor.

By Andrew C

May 22, 2020

The format of the course and videos were very helpful. I learned a lot.

By Will G

Mar 16, 2019

Great into to GIS. I learned a lot and the material was well presented.

By Simon D

Mar 18, 2018

Really good for the complete novice like me. Thanks for a great course.

By Amy C E

Apr 26, 2016

Well explained, informative and enjoyable - a great introduction to GIS

By Prodromos G

Dec 14, 2020

Very helpful courses and very good guidance and explanations provided!

By Nasmuh

Sep 10, 2020

I appreciate the program, instructor was cool and well understandable.

By Nai Z M

Apr 19, 2020

Really good and informative. I would highly recommend it for beginners

By Abdulrahman A M H

Mar 23, 2020

this is a great course and great experience , thanks you very much ...

By 지효진

Jan 14, 2020

very helpful. especially I learned a lot while doing final assignment.

By Serhan U

Mar 15, 2017

I really liked this course. I have learned good information. Thank you

By Wasif n k

Mar 31, 2016

This specialzation is amazing. the way they teach things is fantastic.