WSU CAHNRS

Washington State University

School of the Environment

Watershed Lab

Steffen Center

Forestry

Earth Science/Geology

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.

 

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