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Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

Students will demonstrate a comprehension of the following core concepts from the molecular to ecosystem level:

  • Evolution:  Change over time and mechanisms involved
  • Structure and function:  How the shape of something affects performance
  • Energy transformation:  Energy capture, use and transfer
  • Information flow:  Transmission and interpretation of biological information
  • Systems:  Interaction and organization of components

Skills

Students will be able to:

  • Apply the process of science.
  • Apply quantitative reasoning to biological questions.
  • Work effectively as a team.
  • Properly use laboratory and field equipment and techniques in an accurate, safe manner.

Communication

  • Contextualize scientific topics as it relates to society using scientific literature.  
  • Communicating and listening to those who have differing view points and perspectives in a collegial and respectful manner.
  • Communication of ideas effectively both orally and in writing.  

These Learning Outcomes and additional useful information is also available in the Student Handbook.