Programs in the Department of Agriculture, Biology and Health Sciences

310 - Biology - BS 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 Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of agricultural and the scientific management of crop and livestock production.
  2. 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.
  3. Students will access, interpret, and apply information from scientific literature in agriculture and natural resources.
  4. Students will communicate effectively in writing about agriculture and natural resources concepts, methods, and analysis.
  5. Students will communicate effectively orally about agriculture and natural resources concepts, methods, and analysis.
  6. Students will work effectively in groups.

565 - Allied Health Sciences - AS Outcomes

  1. Students will identify human cells, tissues, organs, and specific features on microscope slides, models, and cadavers.
  2. Students will classify the principles of public health.
  3. Students will choose correct anatomical relationships.
  4. Students will describe and distinguish the functions of body tissues, organs, and systems.
  5. Students will formulate solutions to physiological problems.

575 - Respiratory Care - AAS 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 regions as acidic, basic or neutral.

585 Radiologic Technology Outcomes

  1. Students identify critical thinking situations in which non-routine procedures are necessary.
  2. Students indicate critical thinking skills through image analysis of radiographs for diagnostic quality.
  3. Students accomplish clinical competency by performing routine procedures.
  4. Students demonstrate clinical competence by evaluating technical needs in radiographic examinations.
  5. Students apply communication effectively with patients.
  6. Students communicate effectively with health care professionals.