Graduate Program Learning Outcomes

There are four Program Learning Outcomes for the Ph.D. in Environmental Studies, which are also published in the ENVS Graduate Student Handbook. Students graduating with a doctorate in Environmental Studies should be able to:

  1. Participate productively in interdisciplinary scholarly endeavors and environmental problem solving. (interdisciplinarity)
  2. Develop advanced mastery of content and practices of the academic areas that directly inform their scholarly work. (disciplinary depth)
  3. Conduct exemplary, transformative research in environmental studies. (research)
  4. Communicate clearly about their scholarly work and teach effectively at the university level. (communication)