Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Science Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Science baccalaureate program students will be able to:
- Demonstrate understanding of core ecological principles affecting organisms and the ecosystems in which they live.
- Learn to apply basic statistical and quantitative methodology in ecological analysis.
- Independently locate and apply relevant ecological literature to assigned problems.
- Interpret a wide range of scientific literature in animal and community ecology and apply this information to problem-solving analysis, particularly related to the conservation of biological diversity of species, populations, and ecosystems.
- Prepare technical biological reports and ecological analyses with supporting documentation for both scientific and popular audiences.
- Interpret species conservation and resource management conflicts from multiple perspectives.
- Effectively analysis diverse conservation challenges ranging from ecology of individual species to global ecosystems and ecological functions on Earth.