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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

Environmental Science (B.S.)


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Student Learning Outcomes for Environmental Science:

Students will be able to:

  • Recall, synthesize, and apply material from multiple disciplines including biology, mathematics, chemistry, and physics.

  • Effectively research, synthesize, and communicate scientific information with an understanding of the importance of ethical scientific practice.

  • Design and carry out experiments to address biological questions.

  • Critically analyze and formulate logical conclusions from data.

  • Effectively demonstrate common laboratory techniques, doing so in accordance with accepted safety standards.

The Environmental Science curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions with environmental firms, industry, or government agencies that require knowledge of environmental principles and methodology, as well as for entry into graduate environmental programs. In addition to providing students with a solid grounding in basic principles, the curriculum also exposes them to the application of those principles through research and/or internships.

For further information: Students interested in Environmental Science should consult Dr. Thomas Murray.

Take one of:


A maximum of four credits can be applied to major; all additional research credits will be considered free elective credits.

Suggested first year courses:


Note:


MA 121  or MA 251  is required. Only if the student is very strong in the Math SAT is MA 121 suggested in the first year.

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