Plant Science Major: Program Learning Goals
Students completing degree requirements will be able to:
- Describe basic knowledge about plant structure and function, fundamentals of plant growth and physiology, and principles of horticulture [technical proficiency];
- Summarize broadly the role of plants in agriculture, society, and the environment [context];
- Communicate, in written and oral forms, plant science knowledge to peers and others in society [communication]; and
- Critically formulate hypotheses, interpret data, and apply basic principles and practices of plant science to solve fundamental and practical problems [critical thinking].