Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Explain the importance of biodiversity conservation

  2. Articulate (via written and oral means) the causes and consequences of anthropogenic disturbances on biodiversity

  3. Contrast different viewpoints from diverse stakeholders, including industry stakeholders, as they relate to conservation issues

  4. Research and critically interpret scientific literature to formulate hypotheses and develop a strong working scientific foundational knowledge of current issues and problems

  5. Apply contemporary analytical and experimental design techniques

  6. Analyze responses of biological communities to past disturbances

  7. Predict responses of biological communities to future disturbances

  8. Assess the potential of conservation strategies to help protect biodiversity

  9. Recommend possible mitigation strategies

  10. Organize and work with diverse stakeholders to address environmental concerns