Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will demonstrate:
- breadth of knowledge expressed in the comprehension of the relationships between humans and the environment.
- the ability to recognize conceptions of nature as cultural phenomena through comparative study of different philosophical, spiritual, literary and artistic traditions;
- the ability to formulate and analyze hypotheses and arguments based on one’s findings;
- the ability to interpret qualitative and quantitative data, the latter including: maps, imagery, charts, graphs, equations, and models;
- the ability to understand and to use empirical methodology to investigate the environment and its relationship to human experience, behavior and institutions.
- the ability to identify, access, and evaluate environmental information from scholarly and other peer-reviewed sources.
- the ability to integrate different ways of knowing in order to understand human-environment interrelationships.
- the ability to apply environmental knowledge to problems and settings, and to one’s own perspectives.
Indicates the ILO developed from or inspired by the AAC&U Integrative and Applied Learning Value Rubric.