Washington State University

School of the Environment

Watershed Lab

Steffen Center


Earth Science/Geology

Environmental & Ecosystem Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Environmental and Ecosystem Science baccalaureate program students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the complex interactions of humans and ecological systems in the natural world.
  • Learn to interpret and apply basic statistical analysis or systems modeling methodology in environmental analysis.
  • Interpret, synthesize, and apply a wide range of scientific literature in the ecological and environmental sciences, particularly dealing with both climate change and global change.
  • Interpret a wide range of scientific literature in biology, ecology, and environmental science and apply this information to problem-solving analysis, specifically in the realms of environmental and natural resource sciences and sustainability.
  • Prepare technical reports and analyses of environmental, resource ecology, and sustainability issues and present analytical results and conclusions effectively in both written and oral communication.
  • Interpret environmental, resource management, and sustainability conflicts from multiple perspectives.
  • Effectively analyze and integrate the social and natural sciences to understand diverse environmental and sustainability challenges ranging from local issues to global environments

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