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Geospatial Technology - GIS Foundations for High Schools Certificate (C40220AC)

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This certificate is designed for Edgecombe County High School students only as part of the Career and College Promise (CCP) program and through the partnership between Edgecombe Community College (ECC) and Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) and North East Carolina Preparatory school (NECP). Through CCP, qualified high-school-age students in North Carolina have the opportunity to pursue these options, tuition-free, while they are in high school, allowing them to get a jumpstart on their workplace and college preparation. For further information on ECC’s commitment to helping high school students reach their educational goals, please contact Shawn Dawes, High School Liaison via email at dawess@edgecombe.edu or by phone at (252) 618-6546.

The Engineering and Technology Pathway curriculums are designed to prepare students through the study and application of principles from mathematics, natural sciences, and technology and applied processes based on these subjects.

Course work includes mathematics, natural sciences, engineering sciences, and technology.

Graduates should qualify to obtain occupations such as technical service providers, process improvement technicians, engineering technicians, construction technicians, industrial and technology managers, or research technicians.

Geospatial Technology is a course of study that prepares students to use technical skills and advanced computer hardware and software for programming, database management, and internet applications using geographic data and geographic information systems. Includes instruction in mathematics, computer‐assisted cartography, geographic information systems, map design and layout, photogrammetry, air photo interpretation, remote sensing, spatial analysis, geodesy, cartographic editing, and global navigation satellite system technology, and applications to specific industrial, commercial, research, and governmental mapping problems. Graduates should find employment as field technicians or as database and mapping assistants.

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