Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of our undergraduate programs in Geography, students will be able to:

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