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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GIS 4860 - GIS Applications

Credits: 4 (3 + 2)

Prerequisite(s): GIS 2250 with a grade of “C” or better, upper division standing; or permission of instructor

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): GIS 3250

Description: This course provides advanced theoretical and practical knowledge in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), with emphasis on vector data models. Students will gain conceptual knowledge about the advantages and limitations of various vector GIS data models (shapefiles, coverages, geodatabases) in support of land management and scientific applications, as well as practical exercises using Arc/Info and ArcGIS software. Students will gain advanced experience in spatial data management, spatial analysis, and project management. Students will be responsible for a GIS application project of their own creation.

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