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Environmental Science Major

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

  1. Explain basic environmental science topics and policies, biological processes, and ecological principles.
  2. Design scientific studies and quantify and characterize natural phenomena using laboratory and field equipment.
  3. Summarize, analyze, and interpret scientific data, using relevant quantitative skills and applying major environmental concepts.
  4. Summarize, organize, and communicate scientific data and analyses in oral/or written formats.
  5. Employ decision-making and problem-solving skills, such as evaluating competing explanations or applying scientific knowledge to environmental problems.
  6. Develop professional skills necessary to succeed in the environmental science and ecology fields.