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 Department of Biology - Outcomes & Assessment 




Inasmuch as our fundamental mission is to provide students with a contemporary understanding of the biological sciences, our ultimate goal is to graduate a student body that is fully prepared to embrace their next career endeavor, whether this means employment or additional studies. This is in part facilitated by course offerings as well as value added opportunities such as international experiences, undergraduate research, conference travel, laboratory offerings, and  tutoring, leadership, and internship possibilities.We understand that our success is measured by the successes of our graduates. To accurately gauge the ability of the Department to meet our mission and satisfy these goals, we have adopted an integrated assessment approach that inludes both direct and indirect measures such as Major Field Test scores, placement statistics, student presentations,awards, and publications, informal alumni surveys, formal alumni survey through Student Voice, and program reviews.