Learning Outcomes - 2021-2022

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Geography, Planning, and Recreation

Geographic Science and Community Planning, Bachelor of Science


This plan will not be available to new students after Summer 2022

Learning Outcomes:


Purpose Statement

The Bachelor of Science in Geographic Science and Community Planning integrates geographic knowledge and GIS mapping technologies with the problem-solving fields of community planning and urban design. This educational framework prepares students for careers in creating more livable and sustainable communities, while contributing to a better world.
 
Coursework for this degree provides a strong foundation in geography and an option to select one of three available emphases. Geospatial Technologies engages students in the analysis of spatial data through geographic information systems and remote sensing. The Community Planning and Development emphasis introduces students to the professional field of land use planning including the development review process, comprehensive plans and ordinances, environmental impact studies and law and ethics. Human-Environmental Systems explores the interrelationships between natural and social systems to solve pressing societal-environmental issues.

Student Learning Outcomes 
Geospatial Technologies Emphasis
With the successful completion of this emphasis, students will be able to: 
Community Planning & Development Emphasis
With the successful completion of this emphasis, students will be able to:Human-Environmental Systems
With the successful completion of this emphasis, students will be able to:

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