Plant Biology

Program Learning Outcomes

Plant Biology

  • Describe the molecular and structural unity of all life, explain how the diversity of life is generated and perpetuated and exemplify this diversity among and within life's three domains.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how genetics and biochemistry are used to elucidate cell organization and function.

  • Demonstrate skill in communication of scientific data in standard format.

  • Demonstrate scientific quantitative skills, such as the ability to evaluate experimental design, read graphs, and use information from scientific papers.

  • Incorporating an evolutionary perspective, describe how plants develop from a single cell to a complex organism.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how plants sense and respond to environmental cues.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the relationship between plant form and function, and apply that knowledge to issues that impact society.

 2016

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