Geographic Information Systems

Rio Hondo College

Looking for Spring Classes?  We have an assortment of courses including more hybrid for the working students.  Classes start Semester starts January 25th For more information visit here.

Rio Hondo College's GIS Program offers a CA Certificate of Achievement for Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  The CA state approved program offers convenient scheduled courses at community college fees for working professionals.  New this year, the AS GIS degree.  Please contact Career Counselor Claudia Romo claudia.romo@riohondo.edu for more information.

Classrooms, and curriculum are developed with input from local GIS industry leaders. Students can transfer courses to 4 year institutions.  Several courses are offered in the fall and spring.  Introduction to GIS is offered during the summer with field trip to Esri International Conference.

 

Courses are located on Rio Hondo College campus, conveniently located in Whittier within view of Los Angeles at the intersection of the 605 and 60 freeway.  Additional courses are located at Los Angeles County Department of Public Works in Alhambra.  

 

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What is GIS?

 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts GIS occupations will see growth rates ranging from 16% to 25% for GIS Mapping Technicians between 2010 & 2020.  Geospatial technology (GST) includes geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing (RS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and surveying, and is taught in courses at the Rio Hondo College using curriculum guided by advisory boards and professionals in GIS for practical and applied users in most disciplines.


GIS is a horizontal technology as reflective of our students including LAPD, County Sheriff to local fire, Department of Health, Public Works, Parks and Recreation to Education, Assessor, Children Services and many local cities. Courses are conveniently scheduled with low fees and easy to register with guidance on these pages.  If you are on a mobile, note you can navigate the pages upper right

 

Rio Hondo College's GIS Program offers a CA Certificate of Achievement and an Associate of Science Degree for Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  The CA state approved program offers convenient scheduled courses at community college fees for working professionals.  Classrooms, and curriculum are developed with input from local GIS industry leaders. Students can transfer courses to 4 year institutions.  Several courses are offered in the fall and spring.  Introduction to GIS is offered during the summer with field trip to Esri International Conference.

Courses are located on Rio Hondo College campus, conveniently located in Whittier within view of Los Angeles at the intersection of the 605 and 60 freeway.  Additional courses are located at Los Angeles County Department of Public Works in Alhambra.

 

3600 Workman Mill Road | Whittier, CA  90601 | wroberts@riohondo.edu | Tel: 562-692-0921 | www.riohondo.edu/gis

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