Learning Outcomes | Environmental Biology

After Pacific | Our students are well-prepared for careers or graduate studies in the biological sciences. Many pursue graduate studies or find jobs in consulting, restoration and government.

Student Learning Outcomes

A student completing a major in Environmental Biology shall demonstrate the ability to:

  • Apply the scientific method and quantitative techniques to describe, monitor and understand environmental systems.
  • Use interdisciplinary approaches such as ecology, economics, ethics and policy to devise solutions to environmental problems.
  • Be proficient in ecological field methods such as wildlife survey, biodiversity assessment, mathematical modeling and monitoring of ecological systems.
  • Use technology, such as geographical information systems and computer programming, to assist in problem solving.
  • Effectively understand and convey scientific material from peer-reviewed sources.