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GIS Project GIST 8125

Geographic Information Systems Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Students will undertake a major independent project in a selected area of GIS technology, in consultation with industry/academic sponsors and faculty advisors. You will solve GIS technical problems, demonstrate thorough knowledge of your project topic, and present your GIS project results by writing a technical report and making an oral presentation to GIS industry standards.


  • 50% in GIST 7120 or 50% in GIST 7122
  • Course registration is restricted to current students registered in a BCIT GIS program.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of GIST 8125 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 85321


Fri Jan 13 - Fri Jun 23 (24 weeks)

  • 24 weeks
  • CRN 85321
  • $1199.59
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Jun 23 N/A N/A Online


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. This course is for students who have recently completed GIST 7122 (or GIST 7120) and have an approval for practicum completion. Students need to receive approval to register for this course. To receive approval, please email your BCIT Student ID to .

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed October 26, 2022 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:

  • Apply independent problem solving skills.
  • Acquire new technical skills while solving GIS technical problems.
  • Formulate a methodical approach to finding new information by using technical documentation, Internet resources, and peer consulting.
  • Apply resources, data and personal organization techniques to manage a project.
  • Use project logs, project milestones and project management software so you can stay on schedule and adapt to unexpected changes.
  • Complete your proposed project and produce the stated deliverables for the project sponsor.

Effective as of Fall 2005

Related Programs

GIS Project (GIST 8125) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Geographic Information Systems
    Advanced Diploma Full-time
  2. Geographic Information Systems
    Advanced Diploma Part-time
  3. Geographic Information Systems
    Bachelor of Technology Full-time/Part-time


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