Advanced Geographic Information Systems

Advanced Geographic Information Systems
Performing geographic tasks in resource management decision support and scientific research using spatial data management and analysis tools and techniques.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesGEOG 212 & GEOG 311
 RecommendedGeog 222.
 TaughtFall Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 412
Course Outcomes: 

Geographic Data Management

Obtain or create geographic data that is appropriate for a particular GIS need, and manage that data using technologies that are appropriate for that need.

Analysis Procedures

Evaluate a geographic task (whether scientific or managerial), and develop and implement an analysis procedures to solve it.

Continued Learning

Independently learn and implement new tools and procedures.


Explain how the theoretical concepts of geography and geographic information form the basis of a geospatial dataset or spatial analytical procedure, and the problematic issues that may be inherent in them.

Professional Habits

Given a task, produce high-quality results in a timely manner, and effectively communicate those results through written, oral, and visual means.