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


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.