Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop mathematical knowledge and skills.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific method.
  3. Demonstrate a knowledge base in scientific field.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the molecular and cellular basis of life, including cell structure, membrane transport, cellular respiration, photosynthesis, protein synthesis, and cellular division (Biology Specialization).
  5. Describe the mechanisms of inheritance and evolution (Biology Specialization).
  6. Describe basic plant structure and modes of reproduction (Biology Specialization).
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of life, including prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms and the classification of animals (Biology Specialization).
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of animal structure and function, including organ system anatomy and physiology (Biology Specialization).
  9. Describe the methods used by organisms to respond and adapt to their environment (Biology Specialization).
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of reaction stoichiometry (Chemistry Specialization).
  11. Perform calculations involving aqueous solutions and equilibria (Chemistry Specialization).
  12. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the reactions of organic compounds (Chemistry Specialization).
  13. Predict and interpret spectrographic analysis for organic compounds (Chemistry Specialization).
  14. Responsibly and effectively use laboratory equipment, chemical, and instruments to perform laboratory experiments, interpret data, and prepare clean written reports (Chemistry Specialization).
  15. Identify important Earth materials (rocks and minerals) and the processes that are instrumental in their formation (Geology Specialization).
  16. Use relative and absolute dating in order to understand the sequence of geological events (Geology Specialization).
  17. Use geological processes and structures to determine changes in the Earth’s physical, climatological, and biological aspects (Geology Specialization).
  18. Use the scientific method to critically evaluate data and solve geologic problems (Geology Specialization).
  19. Describe the process of organic evolution, the development of life on Earth and its relationship to Earth’s changing environments (Geology Specialization).
  20. Utilize critical thinking skills and mathematics to solve problems (Math Specialization).
  21. Prove concepts and theorems using mathematical terminology (Math Specialization).
  22. Utilize technology to solve problems (Math Specialization).
  23. Approximate solutions when they are impossible to find (Math Specialization).
  24. Apply statistical analysis to problem solving (Math Specialization).
  25. Demonstrate an understanding of Newtonian Classical Mechanics (Physics Specialization).
  26. Demonstrate an understanding of Classical Electricity and Magnetism (Physics Specialization).
  27. Demonstrate accepted problem solving techniques for problems in physics (Physics Specialization).
  28. Demonstrate proficient data analysis techniques and practices (Physics Specialization).
  29. Demonstrate accepted laboratory/measurement practices (Physics Specialization).