Prerequisites: (GEOG 3140 OR GEOG 3100).
Meets with GEOG 4140. Graduate students should enroll in GEOG 6140 and will be held to higher standards and/or more work. This course explores the practice of using a geographic information system (GIS) to support geographic inquiry and decision making. Students will strengthen their technical knowledge of the common tasks that a geographic analyst faces in applying a GIS to a variety of spatial problems. The lab sections offer an opportunity to gain hands-on experience using a leading commercial GIS to complete a series of real-world projects.