Major in Environmental Geomatics Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of our undergraduate program in Environmental Geomatics, 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 and workplace)
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.
Utilize problem-solving and critical thinking skills to analyze and solve geographical problems in a real world/workplace setting.
Communicate to employers, clients and stakeholders complex geomatics and geoscientific information in a professional workplace setting.
Demonstrate personal and professional integrity by considering diverse points of view and the intellectual contributions of others, by demonstrating a commitment to honest and equity and the awareness of sustainability, in scientific practice in a workplace setting.
Develop professional and job-ready skills through the application of geomatics and geoscientific techniques in a workplace setting.
Reflect on the coop experience and be able to critically and reflectively relate workplace experiences to classroom and course-based learning.
Develop an enhanced and advanced level understanding of geomatics and geoscientific techniques through workplace cooperative placements with employers working in the field.