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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes for Biology Majors

Alverno Biology Majors graduate with the proven ability to:

  • Accurately interpret the biological basis of phenomena and show the limitations of scientific analysis

  • Demonstrate proficient library, mathematical and computer skills in data gathering.

  • Design, conduct, and communicate biological experiments

  • Apply concepts of biology to environmental and societal issues

  • Work as professionals in the community

Learning Outcomes for the Molecular Biology Specialization

Faculty in the Biology Department have developed a set of learning outcomes that reflect the work students are able to do upon graduation. 

A student with the Molecular Biology Specialization will be able to:

  • Communicate about biological and chemical phenomena
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data
  • Apply frameworks
  • Solve problems through scientific investigation
  • Apply these abilities in the specialized context of molecular biology.

Learning Outcomes for Biology Supports

Alverno Biology Supports graduate with the proven ability to:

  • Accurately interpret the biological basis of phenomena and show the limitations of scientific analysis

  • Demonstrate proficient library, mathematical and computer skills in data gathering.

  • Design, conduct, and communicate biological experiments

  • Apply concepts of biology to environmental and societal issues

 

The BIM outcomes are that the student will be able to:

  • Communicate about biological and chemical phenomena

  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data

  • Apply frameworks

  • Solve problems through scientific investigation

  • Apply these abilities in the specialized context of molecular biology.