Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Applied Climate Science
Majors in Applied Climate Science will be able to:
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of the impacts of climate variability on human and natural systems.
- Describe how human and natural systems may respond to climate variability and a changing climate.
- Explain potential impacts of climate variability and change on a variety of economic and environmental sectors.
- Understand policy implications of climate in a global, regional, national, and local context.
- Organize and summarize data and present them verbally and visually in a comprehensive and accurate manner as well as interpret data and draw conclusions that either support or refute hypotheses.
- Develop reliable information and products to equip decision makers (e.g., government officials, policy makers, business leaders) to plan for and manage a changing climate.
- Ask pertinent questions about a changing and variable climate and its effects on society and natural systems.
- Understand and apply information from scholarly and popular sources.
- Work as an integrated team member to address climate-related issues.
- Communicate technical scientific information to a broad range of stakeholders and other users of climate information.