PHILOSOPHY OF GEOGRAPHY PROGRAM IN THE UNIVERSITY
The Philosophy of Geography Programme is to equip the student with theoretical and practical knowledge of the interrelationship between physical and human environment. Hence the Programme is designed in such a way that the student will comprehend, utilize and effectively manage their environment.
Objectives of the program
The specific objectives of the Department are as follows:-
- To foster awareness of and concern about economic, social, political ecological, and spatial interdependences in the physical and human environment.
- To enable students acquire the knowledge, values, attitudes, commitment and skills needed to protect and improve the environment.
- To create new patterns of behavior of individuals and interactions between groups and society as a whole towards the environment.
- To provide students with opportunities to acquire the necessary skills that will enable them pursue career in areas like Environmental Impact Assessment, Geographic Information System (GIS), Remote Sensing, Cartography, Surveying, Urban planning, Rural Development etc. Such knowledge and skills will enable geography graduates to fit into many areas of both public and private sectors of the economy.