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Programmatic Goals for Student Learning

Students graduating with a B.A. in Environmental Studies are expected to demonstrate:

  • Mastery of integrative and systems thinking approaches to human-environment interactions

  • Fundamental scientific literacy as it relates to the environment

  • Advanced political, economic, ethical, cultural and historical literacy as it relates to the environment

  • Competency in written, oral and visual communication, especially to a variety of audiences

  • The ability to lead others, as well as the ability to function effectively as part of a team

  • The ability to connect theory and practice through experiential and/or service learning

  • The ability to draw on the relevant literacies to approach environmental problem solving from a cultural perspective using skills such as social research methods, GIS, argumentation, and logic.

Students graduating with a B.A. or B.S. in Environmental Science are expected to demonstrate:

  • Mastery of integrative and systems thinking approaches to environmental issues

  • Fundamental political, economic, ethical, cultural and historical literacy as it relates to the environment

  • Advanced scientific literacy as it relates to the environment

  • Competency in written, oral and technical communication, especially to a variety of audiences

  • The ability to lead others, as well as the ability to function effectively as part of a team

  • The ability to connect theory and practice through experiential and/or service learning

  • The ability to draw on the relevant literacies to approach environmental problem solving from a scientific perspective using skills such as academic research, GIS, experimental design, and computation

 

 

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