In order to develop into well-versed biologists and to be prepared for future education in graduate and professional schools or careers in the life sciences, Biology majors will be able to:
interpret, and integrate the fundamental principles and theories that
underlie our understanding of the living world, and the empirical evidence
that supports that understanding.
- Explain the
process of science, evaluate and critique its products, and implement it
to develop hypotheses and models for experimentation in the context of
- Produce and
deliver clear and effective oral and written communications of biological
concepts and discoveries to a variety of audiences.
- Discuss and
investigate how fields of biology are interconnected and engage with other
scientific disciplines, including the growing role of interdisciplinarity
in scientific research.
- Relate skills
and knowledge of biology to other disciplines in the liberal arts and
evaluate the ways in which the life sciences interface with various
aspects of our society, including ethics and governance.