Graduate Outcomes - Riverland

Biology Transfer Pathway

Biology Transfer Pathway outcomes:

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  1. Apply the scientific method, including appropriate experimental design and methodology, to answer biology-related questions.
  2. Analyze and interpret data sets using appropriate descriptive and inferential statistics.
  3. Navigate public literature databases, read, understand, and evaluate the validity and importance of scientific literature and to integrate new concepts into their existing knowledge frameworks.
  4. Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, the results and analysis of their own or others’ experiments, using computers and graphs where necessary to visualize data or to create clear and compelling research papers, posters, or presentations.
  5. Analyze scientific studies in light of their ecological, social, economic, ethical, and cultural implications.
  6. Communicate and work productively with others in designing, conducting, and evaluating projects, experiments, and other course-related deliverables.
  7. Utilize a cross-disciplinary approach to inform the learning and work in which they are engaged.
  8. Effectively and efficiently utilize the light microscope, digital imaging and other commonly used equipment and techniques to investigate concepts in biology