Learning Outcomes: Geography, MS

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Master of Science in Geography


  1. All graduate students will have a fundamental understanding of the history and philosophies of geography in all its diversity and breadth. 
  2. All graduate students will have knowledge of the latest trends and developments in geography as social science, a discipline increasingly rooted in geographic information science, and physical science. 
  3. All graduate students will have a deep and nuanced comprehension of the latest conceptual developments in their selected research areas.
  4. All graduate students will have the ability to formulate a research problem, know the proper conceptual tools and methods to appropriately address it, and properly place it in evolving, relevant literature.
  5. All graduate students will have a strong knowledge of proper ethical conduct in the performance and completion of advanced research.