Learning Outcomes

By majoring in biology, students will fulfill many learning outcomes that can be arranged under six broad categories:
  • Demonstrate a solid knowledge in all three major areas of biology: molecular and cellular, organismal and ecology and evolutionary;
  • Analyze logically and critically scientific information; 
  • Apply knowledge they have already mastered from current and previous courses to the exploration of new areas of inquiry;
  • Communicate skillfully through written and oral reports;
  • Use biological methodology competently for laboratory research; and
  • Integrate an awareness of ethical issues with their understand of and work in biology.