Geography Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of our undergraduate programs in Geography, students will be able to:
- Analyze the earth as an integrated human-environment system by examining dynamic flows, interactions and exchanges at different spatial and temporal scales.
- Reflect critically upon the scope and evolution of the diverse discipline of geography.
- Recognize, synthesize and evaluate diverse sources of knowledge, arguments and approaches pertinent to exploring human-environment problems.
- Collect and analyze geographical data and interpret its significance within the context of human-environment relations.
- Communicate geographical concepts and data effectively using oral, written and visual forms.
- Collaborate effectively as a team leader and member to pursue innovative solutions to human-environment problems.
- Work independently to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively while maintaining academic and professional integrity.
- Identify and address geographical questions using creativity and critical thought in diverse settings (e.g. classroom, lab, field, community).
- Investigate complex real world challenges using appropriate concepts, methods, and tools from one or more geographical sub-disciplines.
- Appreciate and reflect critically on the importance of holistic, integrative human-environment perspectives.
- Explain societal relevance of geographical knowledge and apply it to real world human-environment issues.
- Value respectful, responsible, and just community engagement and demonstrate active citizenship when addressing human-environment issues.