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Earth Science Major

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the manner with which variables and data, relevant for earth science, are properly collected using discipline appropriate methodology (fieldwork, instrumentation, remote sensing, or derived products from models).
  2. Properly interpret earth science data using discipline-accepted qualitative analysis
  3. Properly interpret earth science data using discipline-accepted quantitative analysis.
  4. Define a scientific question and develop a methodology for answering it.
  5. Locate, evaluate and interpret primary source scientific literature.
  6. Effectively express earth science concepts and research results following the accepted written format for the discipline.
  7. Explain earth science concepts and communicate research results following the accepted oral format for the discipline.

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