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Environmental Science Student Learning Outcomes
Students who graduate with a major in environmental science will be able to:
- Understand the principles of ecology and environmental issues that apply to air, land, and water issues on a global scale;
- Develop critical thinking and/or observation skills, and apply them to the analysis of a problem or question related to the environment;
- Demonstrate ecology knowledge of a complex relationship between predators, prey, and the plant community;
- Apply their ecological knowledge to illustrate and graph a problem and describe the realities that managers face when dealing with complex issues; and
- Understand how politics and management have ecological consequences.