Upon completion of this 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.
Co-op specific Learning Outcomes
- 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.
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