Biological Sciences, M.S. Student Learning Outcomes

College Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major Biological Sciences
Degree M.S.
Date Revised March 2, 2021

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Fundamental understanding of the principles, major research findings and current unresolved problems in their area of emphasis.
  2. Effective scientific communication skills.
  3. Effective laboratory and field research skills.
  4. Proficiency in critical thinking.
  5. Appropriate use of the scientific method.
  6. Technical writing proficiency

Methods of Assessment

  • Comprehensive Examination (1,2,4,5)
  • Written Research Thesis (1-6)
  • Committee meetings (1-6)
  • Graduate seminar (1,2,4,5)

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AAE updated August 2021

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