Learning Outcomes — Biology

Biology B.A.
Aurora University biology students will:

  • Understand and apply knowledge of the concepts of cell biology, heredity, biological evolution and diversity, ecology, and matter, energy, and organization in living systems.
  • Understand and apply knowledge of the interactions among science, technology, and society.
  • Understand and apply knowledge of biological science as inquiry.
  • Understand knowledge of the accepted practices of biologists.
  • Interpret and communicate scientific information in oral and written form.
  • Apply knowledge of the biological sciences to other fields of study, such as education, communications, or business.

Biology B.S.
Aurora University biology students will:

  • Understand and apply knowledge of the concepts of cell biology, heredity, biological evolution and diversity, ecology, anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, and matter, energy and organization in living systems.
  • Understand and apply knowledge of the interactions among science, technology, and society.
  • Understand and apply knowledge of biological science as inquiry. Understand and apply knowledge of experimental design and the accepted research practices, tools, and technologies of biologists.
  • Research, interpret, prepare, and formally communicate scientific information in oral, written, and electronic formats.
  • Understand knowledge of the concepts of chemistry, physics, and math as they apply to the biological sciences.