Learning Outcomes | Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Chatham University

Environmental Science Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the major, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the broad range of environmental science disciplines and their contribution to our understanding of environmental issues
  • Apply evidence-based scientific theory, concepts, and processes to propose creative, sustainable, and productive solutions to environmental challenges
  • Understand and use analytical approaches to environmental tasks, including statistical, geospatial, and laboratory skill sets
  • Effectively identify problems, generate testable hypotheses, design and document repeatable experiments, analyze data, and assess the implications of their findings
  • Communicate scientific ideas and data in clear, precise, and understandable written, oral, and graphic formats