Government College University Faisalabad

Department of Geography

Second Floor, Sir Syed Block, New Campus
041-9201332
geography@gcuf.edu.pk

Scheme of Studies

 

Vision

To make Geography a dynamic discipline through utilizing research techniques of both Physical/Earth Sciences and Social sciences.

Mission

To achieve excellence in spatial sciences through making significant contributions in society by
1) Providing educators with effective and relevant professional development, support and materials, focusing on geographic concepts contents and pedagogy.
2) Applying geographic science to societal and environmental issues in state, the nation and global community.
3). By training students to solve spatial problem by using geo-spatial techniques.

Introduction

Department of Geography is focusing on its two distinct domains: Human Geography and Physical Geography. All disciplines including Geography made progress through latest innovation through the advancement in technology. Geographic Information System, Remote Sensing, Digital Cartography and Spatial analysis are the latest developments which are credited to the discipline of Geography. Moreover, our focus is also on the social issues of Pakistani society with their spatial dimensions and these are missing in other social sciences. Sustainable development, urban transition, Globalization, Rapid population Growth, Water Contamination, Solid waste Management , Land use/Land use cover change ,natural disaster and hazards, Women empowerment, Changing family structure and changing Pakistani society are the focal areas which are being investigated at our Department.


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