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Student Learning Outcomes

M.S. Biological Sciences Student Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a Master of Science in Biological Sciences will be able to

  1. Actively participate in and lead discussions about current topics and selected research interests in biology.
  2. Locate, acquire and critically evaluate primary literature in the biological sciences.
  3. Develop specific/hypotheses/aims pertaining to a research problem and design and conduct a study or experiment to accomplish the goals.
  4. Quantitatively analyze and interpret their research data.
  5. Critically evaluate, synthesize and report on biological data (e.g., class project, original thesis research) in oral and/or written formats.