0 Recently Viewed Full-Time Program(s) Download Your Career and Program Guide

Home Programs & Courses GIS Programming

GIS Programming - GEOS 456

Course Description

GIS programming introduces the student to high level programming (HLP) language scripting (e.g. Python scripting) for geographic information system (e.g.ArcGIS). Topics include introducing the student to basic HLP language (e.g.Python scripting) fundamentals to advanced geoprocessing using a number of GIS software site packages (e.g.ArcGIS and Arcpy Mapping module) as well as exploring and analyzing spatial data using HLP language and raster datasets using the Spatial Analyst module. The course also covers error handling and debugging and the creation of custom tools using HLP language (e.g. Python) scripting.

Credits: 3


  • COMM 415
  • GEOS 406
  • GEOS 410
  • GEOS 419
  • One of:
    • GEOS 409
    • GEOS 408


Classroom or Online

Course Fees

$895 Domestic distance students

$3259.05 International distance students

*Fees subject to change


Explore Availability >
View course dates and times.
Register Now with your SAIT ID

Don't have a SAIT ID? Get one now.
Not sure if you have one? Contact Office of the Registrar. Please note you can only have one SAIT ID.
Read step-by-step instructions on the registration process.

Enter Your Search Term Here
Start typing to search SAIT.ca
Refine Results

Search results