Academics

Program Learning Outcomes

Geographic Information Systems

Masters of Science
Graduates of the GIS masters program will:

  1. Understand the spatial aspects of an external client’s GIS needs and develop a practical project plan for addressing those needs
  2. Design, compile, and develop a spatial database and a set of analytical tools into a system appropriate to the problem
  3. Demonstrate a mastery of geographic analysis and cartographic skills
  4. Communicate the GIS project process and the results in written, oral, and graphic medias at a professional level.

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Program learning outcomes for all graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences


Quiet the Mind
meditation room

The University’s Meditation Room opened in 2007 and is one of the first “contemplative classroom” spaces in the country.

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