Learning Goals & Objectives

Learning Goal 1

Students will develop competency with respect to knowledge having  a firm grasp of the basic concepts in environmental science.

Students will:
  • Objective A:  Demonstrate an understanding of general environmental concepts from ecology, geology, hydrology, and analytical chemistry;
  • Objective B: Demonstrate detailed knowledge within at least two areas of environmental science;
  • Objective C: Connect previously learned material with real-life environmental situations.

Learning Goal 2

Students will develop problem-solving skills being able to perform the following.

Students will:
  • Objective A:  Read and interpret data;
  • Objective B: Design an experiment to address a specific hypothesis;
  • Objective C:  Critically analyze an article from the original scientific literature or a professional report.

Learning Goal 3

Students will demonstrate mastery with respect to technical skills.

Students will:
  • Objective A:  Effectively communicate scientific material in written form;
  • Objective B: Draw a graph;
  • Objective C: Design a table.