Learning Outcomes

Environmental Science Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a major in environmental science will be able to:

  1. Understand the principles of ecology and environmental issues that apply to air, land, and water issues on a global scale;
  2. Develop critical thinking and/or observation skills, and apply them to the analysis of a problem or question related to the environment;
  3. Demonstrate ecology knowledge of a complex relationship between predators, prey, and the plant community;
  4. Apply their ecological knowledge to illustrate and graph a problem and describe the realities that managers face when dealing with complex issues; and
  5. Understand how politics and management have ecological consequences.