Introduction to Python Programming for GIS

Online

This hands-on GIS workshop will introduce students to the fundamental programming and GIS principles commonly used in the GIS industry. Students will learn how to automate geoprocessing tasks such as querying data, creating and saving data, connecting data, as well as learning how to automate map production tasks. By the end of the course, students will be able create, modify and troubleshoot Python code.

CEUs
1.2
Section Number
234GIS111
Instruction Method
Online class

Association Credits

American Planning Assoc (AICP)
12.00 AICP hours

Section Notes

This is an online, remote learning course, which consists of 20 hours of content and curriculum that is taught with pre-recorded and (live) lectures, as well as at least one mandatory live lecture/Q&A session(s) with the instructors. Pre-recorded lectures and live sessions are accessed via our Canvas learning system and Zoom. This course is the same length as a standard 3 day(s), in-person course, please be sure to plan your schedule accordingly. 

This course is open June 3 – June 7, 2024, with live sessions on June 4 and June 6, 2:00-4:00 PM PST. 

Attendance of the live session(s) is mandatory to receive credit for this course. 

Refund Deadline: May 27, 2024.  Refunds and/or enrollment transfers will not be approved after this date.

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received seven calendar days before the course begins. Click here to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Refund Deadline: May 27, 2024.  Refunds and/or enrollment transfers will not be approved after this date.

Prerequisites

It is strongly recommended that students have prior training in ESRI (ArcGIS) or similar software. Completion of Introduction to Geographic Information Systems is sufficient for success in this course. No programming experience is necessary.

Technical Requirements

Students will be provided with a student license for ArcGIS Pro. Instructions with licensing and installation will be provided prior to the course start. Students will need to use their personal laptop with a minimum of 8GB of RAM and a dual core processor (64 bit) that can run Windows 11. Mac users will need Windows 11 installed either using Boot Camp or virtualization (VirtualBox, Parallels, etc.). For instructions see here: https://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/latest/get-started/run-pro-on-a-mac.htm

Discounts

APA

Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

Info Session Discount

Attendees of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Information Sessions may be eligible for $100 discount on a class by entering the Coupon Code provided at the Information Session.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office, at (800) 752-0881, if you have questions about this discount.

AEP

Members can receive 10% discount on the course fee by entering the Coupon Code.  If you don’t have your association discount code, contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.