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Geography Assessment

Learning Outcomes & Assessment    Improvement Activities

B.A. Geography

Learning Outcome How Assessed When
1. Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles, concepts and knowledge of the discipline Geography. Exams, Senior Exit Survey, Alumni Survey Taken at senior year, capstone course ESCI 4801. Alumni survey sent to alumnus two years after graduation
2. Have knowledge of the effects of natural processes and human activity on the environment. Exams
3. Be able to address, solve and communicate geographic problems using quantitative methods and geographic techniques. Exams, Lab Exercises, Projects
4. Be able to critically examine community problems and develop coherent solutions to urban and other land management issues. Exams
5. Demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication skills. Senior Thesis, Project/Poster Presentations 

M.A. Geography

Learning Outcome How Assessed When
1. Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental principles, concepts and knowledge of the discipline Geography and the art of science. Exams (advanced courses), Exit Survey, Alumni Survey Art of science course required to all graduate students. Exit survey taken graduation year. Alumni survey sent to each alumnus two years after graduation.
2. Have basic and advanced knowledge of the effects of natural processes and human activity on the environment. Exams (advanced courses)
3. Be able to address, solve and communicate geographic problems using quantitative methods and geographic techniques. Exams (advanced courses), Advanced Lab Exercises, Advanced Projects
4. Be able to critically examine community problems and develop coherent solutions to urban and other land management issues. Exams (advanced courses), Advanced Projects
5. Demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication skills. Thesis / Professional paper

Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Communication and Fine Arts

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Fogelman College of Business and Economics

Herff College of Engineering

Loewenberg School of Nursing

School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

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