Mapping Your Digital World

Course Overview

Course Code: GSTE-101

Department: Geospatial Technology

Credit Hours: 4.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

Learn how to portray and analyze spatial data using 21st century mapping technologies. Introduction to the fundamentals of Geospatial Technology, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), cartography, remote sensing, and spatial analysis through a series of hands-on, computer-based exercises. Participants will learn how to utilize geospatial technology to address social and environmental issues. This course is designed to be used as a stand-alone course to complement other disciplines or as an entry-level course in a geospatial program. Course content is based upon the United States Department of Labor's Geospatial Technology Competency Model for entry-level geospatial occupations including Geospatial or GIS Technicians and Technologists. Prerequisite: CITA 101 and a general knowledge of Microsoft Office Software, including Excel

Course Schedule


Term: Spring 2024

Section Name: GSTE-101-HY01D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 15

Faculty Name: B. Fink

Min Credits: 4.00

Comments: This is a hybrid course. Class will meet partially on KC's Main Campus and partially online via arranged meetings by Zoom, every other Tuesday. For more information, please contact instructor, Bruce Fink at

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