Life Sciences/Environmental Science - Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the levels of evidence behind scientific hypotheses, theories and principles.
  2. Demonstrate proper usage of scientific methods for analyzing and interpreting data obtained from satellite images, archived data sets and/or in class lab experiments.
  3. Analyze topics of interest in Environmental Science by designing and carrying out literature searches using tools introduced in BCC Science Courses.
  4. Utilize appropriate mathematical skills to analyze data sets in the Sciences and in related areas of study.
  5. Demonstrate an appropriate understanding of physical science phenomena and as they are applied to the field of Environmental Science.
  6. Display proper usage of English composition and grammar as applied to writing assignments appropriate to the field.
  7. Demonstrate the use of technical, computer-based and laboratory skills to describe and analyze scientific data.
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of the multicultural nature of the study of scientific phenomena in a global community in which scientists of many nationalities and backgrounds must interact in meaningful ways in order to interpret and analyze scientific data and reports.
  9. Properly interpret the role of science in a historical perspective, as well as a tool for improving the technological future of mankind.
  10. Demonstrate the ability to present and defend scientific data and theories orally or in written form to peers in the scientific community.
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