Using GIS for Cannabis Regulation


GIS is key to transparency. It provides local government with the ability to map the various commercial and residential sectors in a community. This class will introduce students to concepts in GIS for cannabis regulation. Using ArcGIS Pro 2.3 and ArcGIS Online, students will learn how to make maps and web mapping applications for cannabis regulation purposes. Students are expected to have previous GIS experience or have taken an introduction to GIS course. Students will learn the following concepts:

  • Introduction to cannabis laws at the city, county and State level
  • Introduction to ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online
  • Introduction and review of layer types in ArcGIS Online
  • Introduction to Geocoding in ArcGIS Pro
  • Building Web Apps using ArcGIS Online Web App Builder
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Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

This is an online, remote learning course, which consists of content and curriculum that is taught with pre-recorded and real time lectures, in addition to a real-time Q&A session with the instructors. Pre-recorded lectures and live sessions are accessed via our Canvas learning system and Zoom. Details regarding login information will be emailed out prior to the course start 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.


CAAA Member Discount

Current members of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association and other UC alumni associations receive $50 off the course fee. If you don't have your association discount code contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.