Expected Student Outcomes

  • Students will develop a broad-based knowledge of concepts and terminology in molecular, cellular, organismal, and ecological biology.
  • Students will develop a supporting knowledge of concepts and terminology in the related fields of mathematics, physics, and chemistry.
  • Students will develop skills in reading and interpreting the scientific literature and in presenting a synthesis of it accurately in oral and written form.

  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills using experimental design and the scientific method.
  • Students will evaluate the scientific validity of information and ideas.