PSLOs for Biological Sciences as of Dec 2014

1.   Using appropriate tools and techniques, students will collect, organize, analyze, and interpret data using the scientific method and will contrast ideas resulting from this method with non-scientific ideas.

2.   Demonstrate a coherent understanding of the characteristic themes and concepts that pervade and/or unify the discipline of biology, specifically evolution, information transfer and energetics.

3.   Locate, identify, evaluate and discuss information from current primary and secondary literature on biological topics.

4.   Identify, explain, and evaluate in an analytical matter the hierarchical structure of biological organization of emergent properties.