Biology Department

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Biology graduates will be able to explain key principles, assumptions, and criticisms of evolutionary theory and natural selection.
  2. Biology graduates will be able to explain the relationship between form, function, and organization across biological systems.
  3. Biology graduates will be able to effectively use laboratory and field techniques relevant to their area of specialization.
  4. Biology graduates will be able to manage, explore, and analyze biological data.
  5. Biology graduates will be able to read and interpret primary literature in the biological sciences in their area of specialization.
  6. Biology graduates will be able to design, implement, and communicate an original research project in the biological sciences under the supervision of a faculty member.
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