CSP7100 - GIS Introduction

Course CodeCSP7100
Course TitleGIS Introduction

The GIS Introduction is 3.5-day course designed to instruct the fundamentals of using ArcMap, ArcCatalog and Layout (ArcGIS Desktop 10.4.1- Advanced).  Short presentations on geospatial background topics are followed by targeted hands-on exercises which include the manipulation of data layers,  symbology,  rudimentary spatial analysis,  data creation, and editing.  Data derives from the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge and exercises are developed around real world problems commonly encountered within the Refuges throughout the country.

The course concludes will the creation of a final mapping project using data from Moosehorn NWR.


  • Define GIS and ArcGIS for Desktop (Advanced) 10.4.1software
  • Describe the capabilities and functionality of ArcMap, ArcCatalog and ArcToolbox
  • Display, manipulate, create and organize data layers using ArcGIS for Desktop
  • Use ArcGIS to answer specific spatial questions


Students new to Geospatial technology and those who need a “just in time” refresher with ArcGIS

Delivery MethodInstructor Led
Non-FWS Fee$956.00
Instructional Hours32
Course Content ContactMark Richardson: mark_richardson@fws.gov; (304) 876-7470; mark_richardson@fws.gov
Curriculum CategoryGeospatial Technologies
Course FrequencyTwice per year
Registration LinkLMS
College Credit NameSemester Hours
College Credit Value2
Extracted from DOI LEARN on10/3/2017 3:30:25 AM

Schedule:  CSP7100 - GIS Introduction