Learning Goals & Outcomes
Upon completion of the E&S major, students will be able to:
- Compare and contrast multiple perspectives on the sustainability of human-environment relationships, including implications for food, land, air, water, energy, climate, and biodiversity.
- Evaluate claims about sustainability using approaches and perspectives from the biophysical sciences, humanities and social sciences.
- Apply diverse scholarly approaches to critically evaluate information and build knowledge about how the environment influences human resource use.
- Work collaboratively and across disciplines to formulate approaches to environmental challenges that could help build sustainable human-ecological systems.
- Communicate and collaborate across disciplines, and demonstrate the capacity to enter the public dialogue regarding complex environmental issues using a variety of communication strategies.