Bachelor of Science in Biology

Expected Learning Outcomes

  1. Communication: Communicate effectively the concepts, methods, results and conclusions of biological research in oral and written form for an intended audience.
  2. Analysis: Formulate and test hypotheses through collection, analysis and use of experimental and scientific data in the field of biological sciences.
  3. Problem solving: Demonstrate steps necessary to solve complex problems in the life sciences disciplines of biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, genetics and other biological disciplines.
  4. Information literature: Access, select and critically review scientific knowledge supporting scientific research.
  5. Organisms and processes: Express knowledge of living organisms and related processes, such as cellular respiration, cell division, metabolism and photosynthesis.
  6. Scientific development: Explore and utilize the relevant technical laboratory skills and technology for a career in life science research.

2018-2019
Demonstration of Program Outcomes

These results show Marymount graduates’ proficiency levels in the expected learning outcomes for this program. Faculty make this assessment in designated degree-level assessment courses in which students demonstrate what they’ve learned.

Key Finding

Marymount’s Bachelor of Science in Biology program produces graduates with strong lab research, problem-solving and communication skills.