2016-2017 Catalog

Biology Learning Goals


Upon completion of biology major, students are expected to possess:


  1. Broad-based knowledge of the biological sciences, emphasizing cellular and molecular biology, genetics, organismal biology, ecology, evolution and population biology.
  2. Written and oral communication skills appropriate for presentation of biological information and development of a coherent scientific argument.
  3. Laboratory and analytical skills required for professional growth in employment and/or advanced graduate study.
  4. The scientific literacy necessary to make informed judgments concerning issues of personal and public policy.