USMA Environmental Science Student Outcomes
Student outcomes are statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge, and behaviors that students acquire in their matriculation through the program.
Our Environmental Science student outcomes are designed to:
Enhance curiosity about natural processes and one’s ability to study such processes as a scientist.
Deepen knowledge of human influences on the environment and foster evaluation of our individual and collective responsibilities as environmental stewards.
Develop one’s ability to evaluate the connections between the environment and individual, national, and global security.
Improve one’s facility with the tools of environmental science by developing proficiency in collecting and analyzing lab and field data, deducing patterns, and formulating the next step in an on-going study.
Provide a solid foundation in earth, air, water and life sciences and their interconnections.