Programs in the Department of Biological Sciences

310 - Biology - BS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will identify the organization of cells, multi-cellular systems, and cellular processes.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of molecular genetics, mechanisms of genetic modification, and mechanisms of heredity and adaptation.
  3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of evolution, interactions between populations and their environment, and mechanism of adaptation.
  4. Students will classify organisms in a manner consistent with perceived evolutionary histories.
  5. Students will effectively communicate data and scientific principles in written and oral form.

565 - Allied Health Sciences - AS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will list and describe the principles of public health.
  2. Students will identify human cells, tissues, and organs.
  3. Students will recognize and describe anatomical relationships.
  4. Students will describe and differentiate the functions of body tissues, organs, and systems.
  5. Students will formulate solutions to physiological problems.

570 - Medical Technology - BS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will competently analyze and interpret scientific data.
  2. Students will demonstrate applications of microbiology, chemistry, immunology, and physiology in the medical technology clinical labs.
  3. Students will interpret assays for differentiating microbial organisms.
  4. Students will be able to examine physiological problems and formulate solutions.
  5. Students will apply knowledge of immunological processes to solve problems.
  6. Students will apply principles of molecular genetics, mechanisms of genetic modification, and mechanisms of heredity to solve problems.

575 - Respiratory Care - AAS

AY 2014-2015 Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will operate equipment commonly used in respiratory care procedures.
  2. Students will perform and evaluate common clinical respiratory procedures.
  3. Students will identify structures of the respiratory system and recall their functions.
  4. Students will apply gas laws in a variety of situations.
  5. Students will recognize the logarithmic nature of the pH scale and identify regions as acidic, basic or neutral.