Learning Goals - Geology and Astronomy Program


Bachelor of Science
students will be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of fundamental geoscience content at a level comparable to a national sample of geosciences majors
  • Effective oral presentation skills, writing, and technological skills through performance assessments
  • Information literacy and critical thinking skills relevant to conducting research
  • Ability to collaborate and engage in mutually-beneficial relationships with peers and external stakeholders

Master of Science students will be able to demonstrate, via a paper and oral presentation on a research topic:
  • Geoscience knowledge beyond the undergraduate level and professional-quality skills
  • Scholarly research skills
  • An ability to serve as a geosciences resource for their community