To master an advanced set of quantitative methods that are particularly appropriate for geographers, becoming especially skilled in one statistical area.
To determine what quantitative methods are appropriate for answering different research questions.
To apply statistical analysis to geographic problems in a competent and worthwhile way
To understand and appreciate published academic geographic research that uses a variety of quantitative methods.
To develop and carry out an excellent research project complete with collaborative work and a crisp oral and professional visual presentation.