Geography & Environmental Studies at Aquinas College

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Geography program will be able to:

  • Understand and analyze spatial relationships
  • Master the use of basic geography tools and techniques
  • Understand, analyze, and compare/contrast global regions
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills

Mission

The mission of the Geography and Environmental Studies Department at Aquinas College is to provide students with knowledge of geography and environmental studies befitting their goals: for the general education students that they understand basic tenets of physical geography, human geography, and/or environmental studies; for the education certification students that they obtain the content knowledge necessary for their teaching careers; and for the geography and environmental studies majors that they possess the knowledge and skills necessary for them to succeed in their post-baccalaureate careers.