Agriculture and Nutrition Science

Student Learning Outcomes

Agriculture Science

Student Learning Outcomes (and how they link to SUU Essential Learning Outcomes)

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of scientific principles related to agriculture.
    • Links to Knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world, Intellectual and practical skills (creative thinking, critical thinking, information literacy, inquiry and analysis, problem solving, quantitative literacy), Personal & social responsibility (lifelong learning), and Integrative learning
  2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of agricultural industries including structure, production practices, and management principles.
    • Links to Knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world, Intellectual and practical skills (creative thinking, critical thinking, information literacy, inquiry and analysis, problem solving, quantitative literacy), Personal & social responsibility (civic engagement, intercultural knowledge and competence, lifelong learning), and Integrative learning
  3. Students will demonstrate effective application of agricultural knowledge and resources to solve problems and perform relevant activities.
    • Links to all SUU Essential Learning Outcomes
  4. Students will demonstrate effective communication appropriate to the discipline.
    • Links to all SUU Essential Learning Outcomes

Nutrition Science

Student Learning Outcomes (and how they link to the SUU Essential Learning Outcomes)

The Human Nutrition Bachelor degree is designed to provide graduating students with the following learning outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of nutrition, its language, history, findings, and applications.
    • Links to Knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world, Intellectual and Practical skills (communication), and Integrative learning.
  2. Students will demonstrate effective and professional oral and written communication and use of current information technologies when communicating with individuals, groups, and the public.
    • Links to Intellectual and practical skills (creative thinking and critical thinking) and Integrative learning.
  3. Students will synthesize new knowledge from scientific literature; students will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the scientific method and reading, understanding, and critiquing peer-reviewed literature.
    • Links to Intellectual and practical skills (creative thinking and digital literacy), and Personal and social responsibility (ethical reasoning).
  4. Students will use appropriate tools to carry out investigations in nutrition courses.
    • Links to Intellectual and practical skills (communication, creative thinking, digital literacy, and teamwork), and Integrative learning.