Students who graduate from Elmira College with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science will be able to do the following:
- Prepare written reports that compile collected data using the primary literature.
- Communicate and develop sound arguments for environmental issues presented to a specific audience.
- Identify the complex interactions that define ecosystems and analyze the influences that humans have on the processes occurring in the atmosphere, on land, and in the water.
- Evaluate remedial and/or risk assessment strategies that help restore impacted environments.
- Solve problems related to the biosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and lithosphere.
- Visualize and depict environmental data using software.
- Identify short- and long-term environmental problems and solutions on local, regional, and global scales and recognize the multidisciplinary scope of the problems and solutions.
Note: Learning goals are subject to regular review and revision.