Programs in the Department of Agriculture, Biology and Health Sciences

310 - Biology - BS

AY 2017-2018 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of evolution, interactions between populations and their environment, and mechanism of adaptation.
  2. Students will identify the organization of cells, multi-cellular systems, and cellular processes.
  3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of molecular genetics, mechanisms of genetic modification, and mechanisms of heredity and adaptation.
  4. Students will classify organisms in a manner consistent with perceived evolutionary histories.
  5. Students will effectively communicate data and scientific principles in written and oral form.

400 - Agriculture - BS

AY 2017-2018 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of agricultural and the scientific management of crop and livestock production.
  2. Students will solve problems utilizing relevant information technology.
  3. Students will demonstrate knowledge of agricultural economics and the science of management, utilization and conservation of soils and other resources which support agriculture enterprises and impact society.
  4. Students will access, interpret, and apply information from scientific literature in agriculture and natural resources.
  5. Students will communicate effectively in writing about agriculture and natural resources concepts, methods, and analysis.
  6. Students will communicate effectively orally about agriculture and natural resources concepts, methods, and analysis.
  7. Students will work effectively in groups.

565 - Allied Health Sciences - AS

AY 2017-2018 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will identify human cells, tissues, and organs.
  2. Students will list and describe the principles of public health.
  3. Students will recognize and describe anatomical relationships.
  4. Students will describe and differentiate the functions of body tissues, organs, and systems.
  5. Students will formulate solutions to physiological problems.

575 - Respiratory Care - AAS

AY 2017-2018 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will operate equipment commonly used in respiratory care procedures.
  2. Students will perform and evaluate common clinical respiratory procedures.
  3. Students will apply gas laws in a variety of situations.
  4. Students will recognize the logarithmic nature of the pH scale and identify the pH as acidic, basic or neutral.

585 Radiologic Technology

AY 2017-2018 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate critical thinking through problem-solving skills by identifying situations in which non-routine procedures are necessary.
  2. Students will demonstrate clinical performance by evaluating radiographs for diagnostic quality.
  3. Students will perform routine procedures.
  4. Students will demonstrate clinical competence by evaluating technical needs in radiographic examinations.
  5. Students will demonstrate professional conduct.
  6. Students will explore professional growth opportunities.
  7. Students will communicate effectively with patients.
  8. Students will communicate effectively with health care professionals.
  9. Graduates will pass the national certification exam.
  10. Graduates will demonstrate preparedness by securing employment.
  11. The Program Completion Rate is established by the program's accreditation body, JRCERT to assure that program's are supporting student learning and retention of students for their success.
  12. Graduates will indicate that they were adequately prepared to perform as entry- level practitioners.
  13. Graduates will be adequately prepared to perform as entry-level practitioners