This is an advanced course on Geographic Information Science that builds upon the concepts covered in GIS 261. It starts with review of the principles and operation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Then, it discusses the topics including geoprocessing, 3-D GIS, geostatistics, map design, map label, and map annotation. Laboratory exercises provide hands-on experience with professional GIS software. The basic programming concepts and skills in GIS application are covered. Students implement a major GIS project for a real world geography issue, which includes processes of system requirement, design, architecture, implementation, and installation. Prerequisite: GIS 261 & CIS 395
Course Credit: 3
Lab Hours: 2HRS.