Biological Sciences

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BA/BSBC Biochemistry

  1. Oral and written communication
  2. Application of scientific method
  3. Operation of modern analytical instrumentation
  4. Data organization and interpretation
  5. In-depth knowledge of biochemistry

BA /BSBIO Biology

  1. Oral and written communication
  2. Data collection and analysis
  3. Teamwork
  4. Basic scientific computational competencies
  5. In-depth knowledge of biological sciences

BS Ecology for Environmental Science

  1. Hypothesis-based research
  2. Computer-based proficiency
  3. Application of appropriate statistical methods
  4. Performance of field-based research
  5. In-depth knowledge of ecological principles

BSMLS Medical Laboratory Sciences

  1. Oral and written communication
  2. Quantitative data analysis
  3. Plan, organize, and prioritize work
  4. Operate modern clinical instrumentation
  5. In-depth knowledge of clinical science

MA/MS Biology

  1. Critical evaluation of literature
  2. Ability to follow protocols and methodologies
  3. Collection and analysis of complex data
  4. Understand research regulations
  5. Working knowledge biological sub-discipline

MS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  1. Explain complex ideas and concepts
  2. Adapt protocols to new applications
  3. Data retention and retrieval
  4. Basic experimental design
  5. Laboratory health and safety experience

MS Environmental Science

  1. Familiarization with professional publication standards
  2. Search and review scientific literature
  3. Application of science-based computer programs
  4. Analytical and logical communication
  5. Working knowledge of environmental science

PhD Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  1. Professional communication in biochemistry environments
  2. Perform basic and applied research
  3. Advanced research methodologies
  4. Data projections/predictions
  5. Serve as principle research investigator

PhD Biology

  1. Professional communication in life science environments
  2. Develop and present alternative explanations
  3. Conceive and design complex studies
  4. Leadership ability
  5. Supervision of research teams

PhD Environmental Science

  1. Communication to professional/lay audiences
  2. Design field-based research protocols
  3. Proficiency in environmental ethics
  4. Recognition of national/international issues
  5. Lead/direct research programs/projects