Corequisite: GEOG 206L. Introduction to fundamental concepts of geographical information science. Course will cover technical and context knowledge for basic spatial analysis, including data gathering, analysis and display through digital methods. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will be used to explore spatial questions about environmental and social issues. Lab demonstrates these principles through hands-on experience with the dominant GIS software, ArcGIS. Students also will be exposed to other online GIS software applications. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.) (IC).