Mar 19, 2018  
College Catalog 2011-2012 
College Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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/or physics.

  • Describe major topics in environmental science and integrate concepts from multiple disciplines including biology, chemistry, sociology, and geology.

  • Effectively research, synthesize and communicate scientific information.

  • Design and carry out experiments to address biological questions.

  • Critically analyze and formulate logical conclusions from data.

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

  • Apply major concepts in environmental science through either an independent research project or an internship.


 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.

Take one of:

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

For further information:

Students interested in Environmental Science should consult Dr. Thomas Murray.

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