Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems is a new technology of computer mapping that records, stores, analyzes and displays information about the features that make up the earth's surface. This technology has application in many career fields including geological surveying, travel, and law enforcement. To explore specific career options, check the software and online resources available in the Career/Transfer Center located in the Administration Building, (805) 378-1536. 

For more information on the course objectives and expected student learning outcomes for this course, select GIS M01.

Department Administration and Faculty

Office:  HSS 114

Telephone: (805) 553-4133


  • Howard Davis, Interim Dean of Student Learning
  • Jennifer Lawler, Administrative Assistant

Department Chair

Full-time Faculty

  • Michael Walegur, email


Counselors who specialize in Geography, Chuck Brinkman, Donny Munshower and Danita Redd, can be contacted through the Counseling Office.

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