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Geography, BA/BS - Environmental and Global Development Emphasis

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome S Environmental problem solving competency (environment and global development emphasis-specific outcome)

Students will be able to apply their knowledge of core geographic theory and techniques in problem solving and innovative approaches to environmental and international development issues (e.g. climate change mitigation and adaptations, food security, and sustainable development).
Objective 19 Students will be able to access, research, critically analyze, integrate, interpret, and communicate to professional audiences scientific data on environmental and development issues across the globe using geographic theory and techniques.
Objective 20 Students will develop cooperative strategies, analytical and problem-solving skills for appropriate actions to balance considerations of ecological integrity, geopolitical and cultural context, and economic development needs.

Measure 1

2021 Status
Not Yet Achieved
The current class average value of 2.69 we have not achieved the expected threshold value 3.0 for the class.

Objective 21 Students will be able to construct conceptual and computerized models of the global and regional development pathways, evaluate human vulnerability to environmental changes, and develop mitigation and adaptations scenarios based on interpretation, integration, and analyzes of biophysical , demographic, and socio-economic data.

Measure 2

2019 Status
Not Yet Achieved
The majority of students in GPY412 demonstrate ability to develop and interpret climate change scenarios