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Department of Geography

207 Arts and Sciences Building

1000 E University Ave

Dept 3371

Office Hours:

7:30 am - 5:00 pm M-F

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-3311

Fax: 307-766-3294

Email: geographydept@uwyo.edu

Department of Geography

Four Fundamentals of Geographic Learning

Goal 1. Human Environment Interaction

Students will be able to identify and explain how humans modify the environment and affect Earth's biophysical systems through their human activity.

Goal 2. Biophysical Systems

Students will be able to identify and explain an array of patterns, processes and interactions in Earth's biophysical systems occurring at different spatial scales.

Goal 3. Human-Cultural Systems

Students will be able to identify and explain an array of patterns, processes and interactions across Earth's human landscapes at different scales.

Goal 4. Geographic Thought, Methods and Analysis. 

Students will understand basic geographic concepts and ideas and will be capable of using them to inform their work.  Students will also demonstrate the ability to select and use appropriate tools and techniques for addressing geographic problems and conducting geographic analysis. They will also be able to use multiple methods to examine, represent, and visualize Earth and its geographic characteristics.



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