College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Biological Science BS

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Engage in projects that require contributions of multiple individuals, resulting in a product that reflects an ability to collaborate and communicate.
  • Explain fundamental biological principles from the major areas of biology (cellular, molecular, physiological, organismal, ecological, and evolutionary).
  • Design a biological research study to answer a testable question, using appropriate and ethical research procedures for data collection and analysis.
  • Communicate ideas related to biological concepts, or the results of biological investigations, using professionally appropriate oral (e.g. poster or oral presentations), visual (e.g. graphs, tables), and written (e.g. research proposal, journal article) formats.
  • Demonstrate intellectual independence by distinguishing between reliable and unreliable sources of information while respecting alternative possibilities and explanations.
  • Discuss the intersection of biology and society, including the impact of biological issues on society, the importance of responsible conduct of research, and the role of society in supporting scientific endeavors.
*Retrieved from AMS February 27, 2023. For the most up-to-date information, please contact the program.