Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Environmental Studies (CASNR)
Majors in Environmental Studies will be able to:
- Explain and apply appropriately the systemic principle of sustainability for the development of solutions to environmental and natural resource issues.
- Describe the Earth’s four major spheres: land, water, living things, and air in the context of physical, geological, and biological processes, their variability over space and time, and the extent to which human’s influence them.
- Demonstrate the ability to critically assess environmental and sustainability issues from the local to global scale considering a range of perspectives.
- Identify, explain, and evaluate problems/questions/issues using relevant data, resources and reasoning to form carefully considered conclusions.
- Communicate effectively to a range of audiences through the preparation of written documents along with oral and visual presentations that are consistent with professional standards.
- Effectively work in teams and groups from various backgrounds and perspectives to address environmental challenges.
- Demonstrate improvement in professional and interpersonal skills such as collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving, empathy, and teamwork so they can effectively operate in society and the professional world.
- Organize, plan, and satisfactorily complete a senior project through scholarly creativity and/or in depth research that uses appropriate technical knowledge, field, laboratory, geospatial, and/or social science research methodologies.