Dec 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Scripps Catalog 
    
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Biology


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The Biology Major aims to provide students with skills and knowledge to effectively engage and evaluate biological issues and innovations in the wider world, and to prepare them as leaders in research, science education, biotechnology, and health-related career fields.

Learning Outcomes of the Program in Biology

The biology major aims to provide students with skills and knowledge to effectively engage and evaluate biological issues and innovations in the wider world, and to prepare them as leaders in research, biotechnology, and health-related career fields.

A biology major should be able to:

  1. Understand foundational scientific principles and findings in the student's major field of biology.
  2. Develop critical thinking and analytical skills by developing specific hypotheses and designing controlled experiments to test those hypotheses.
  3. Read, understand, and critique original research articles.

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