Prerequisite: GEOG 306 or permission of instructor. Corequisite: GEOG 406L. Course will cover advanced topics in geographical information science. Students will investigate geographic data structures, advanced concepts in database design, algorithms for spatial data analysis, web-based mapping applications, customized applications, and implementation and management issues associated with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Lab will demonstrate these issues through the use of ArcGIS software. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.