Biology Program Objectives for
General Biology and Health and Human Science
Understand the fundamental facts, principles, processes and systems in the natural sciences.
Demonstrate critical thinking in the analysis of complex biological problems.
Have advanced understanding of the biological sciences, with emphasis on integrating concepts across the breadth of subject areas (General Biology) or on human biology (Health and Human Science), including cellular and molecular and organismal biology, ecology and evolution, and the diversity of life.
Conduct observational and experimental studies, with appropriate experimental design and application of mathematical, statistical and computational techniques.
Find, read and evaluate published scientific information from a variety of printed and electronic sources.
Communicate scientific ideas effectively in written and oral formats, with effective presentation techniques.
Develop professionalism and scientific ethics, and promote service to society.
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