The environmental science major prepares you for career success in natural resources and conservation, public health, environmental monitoring and remediation, industrial environmental management, or research or education of environmental science.
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Students will demonstrate the ability to plan and execute experiments that demonstrate the use and understanding of modern instruments, accurate quantitative measurements, appropriate recording skills, safe lab practices, and appropriate use of computer applications.
Students will demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form, demonstrating the ability to create an appropriate annotated bibliography and the ability to use effective presentation skills.
Students will develop a sense of community responsibility by becoming aware of scientific issues in the larger social context.
Students will demonstrate interpretative skills including the ability to analyze data statistically, assess reliability, interpret results and draw reasonable conclusions.
Students will become well grounded in laws and theories of chemistry by demonstrating and applying the scientific method, developing a synthetic strategy toward a target molecule and effective use of chemical literature.
Students will develop standards of professional behavior that include rules of ethics and etiquette.