Programs in the Department of Agriculture and Biological Sciences

310 - Biology - BS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will identify the organization of cells, multi-cellular systems, and cellular processes.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of molecular genetics, mechanisms of genetic modification, and mechanisms of heredity and adaptation.
  3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of evolution, interactions between populations and their environment, and mechanism of 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 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge in the basic principles and practices of the sciences of agricultural production, maintenance, and development of crops and livestock.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the economics and sciences of management, utilization and conservation of soils and other resources which support agriculture enterprises and impact society.
  3. Students will solve problems utilizing relevant information technology.
  4. Students will locate, interpret, and analyze scientific literature in agriculture and natural resources.
  5. Students will effectively communicate in writing about agriculture and natural resources concepts, methods, and analysis.
  6. Students will effectively communicate orally about agriculture and natural resources concepts, methods, and analysis.
  7. Students will effectively work in groups.

565 - Allied Health Sciences - AS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will list and describe the principles of public health.
  2. Students will identify human cells, tissues, and organs.
  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 2014-2015 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 identify structures of the respiratory system and recall their functions.
  4. Students will apply gas laws in a variety of situations.
  5. Students will recognize the logarithmic nature of the pH scale and identify regions as acidic, basic or neutral.