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Program Learning Outcomes

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Environmental Studies

Bachelor of Arts: Environmental Studies 

  1. Develop an in-depth understanding of the interdisciplinary relationship of cultural, ethical, and social aspects of local/global environmental issues as demonstrated through upper level class projects. 
  2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of global biological and physical earth processes by integrating these concepts into capstone and upper level class projects 
  3. Create practical solutions to environmental issues through internships, study abroad, and service learning opportunities. 
  4. Create environmental solutions from a geospatial perspective by constructing and incorporating effective maps into upper level course projects and capstone 
  5. Articulate an in-depth, interdisciplinary understanding of environmental sustainability issues through written and oral presentation.

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Learning outcomes for all graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences


Quiet the Mind
meditation room

The University’s Meditation Room opened in 2007 and is one of the first “contemplative classroom” spaces in the country.

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