Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Data Management

 Title Abbreviation:   DATA MANAGEMENT

 Department:    ENVC

 Course #:    302

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2.5

 CIP:    030101

 EPC:    16B

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Development of a data management strategy from field collection, processing, to data storage. Emphasis will be given to the use of tablets and cell phones for field collection to server storage.


Prerequisite: Admission to BASEC or Department Chair permission.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify appropriate data collection devices and transfer mechanisms for natural resource data collection.
  2. Identify an appropriate data storage solution for a natural resource project.
  3. Select an appropriate communication application for data management.
  4. Develop an appropriate strategy for collecting, send, and store natural resource data.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Data sources.
  2. Data storage; physical devices and software solutions.
  3. Data transfer.
  4. Building data forms and PDA files.