Assurance of Learning: B.A. in Environmental Sustainability
The Environmental Sustainability program focuses on the interrelationships between human beings and their environments. Exposed to a broad interdisciplinary curriculum, students concentrate either on physical/biological environment or on the cultural environment, performing activities such as field, air, and water quality assessments; molecular biological analyses; and artifact studies. We assist the University of Baltimore in its mission to find solutions to real-world problems and future challenges facing urban communities. Our graduates are prepared to work in the Baltimore area, and in communities throughout the world, in laboratory, field, and office settings, for government, private firms, and nonprofit organizations.
Program-Level Student Learning Outcomes
Upon graduating from the B.A. in Environmental Sustainability program, students will be able to:
1. discuss the fundamental terms and concepts of the discipline of environment science;
2. employ the important laboratory, field, and analytical techniques and equipment, of the discipline of environmental science;
3. relate scientific research findings in written and oral forms of communication;
4. characterize human-environmental interactions as viewed from geographical, ecological, anthropological, sociological, psychological, and philosophical perspectives.