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Washington State University Graduate School

Animal Sciences, M.S.

Student Learning Outcomes


All graduates will be able to:

    1.  Thorough command of knowledge and understanding in an area of emphasis offered by the faculty in the Department of Animal Science.
    2.  An ability to apply the scientific method and critical scientific thought in the application of a hypothesis formation, and the design and execution of experiments.
    3.  Competency in collection, analyses, and reporting of data.
    4.  Apply ethical practice in data collection, analyses, and reporting and an awareness of multiple responsibilities and the impact of their professional conduct.
    5.  Competency in oral communication and scholarly writing in the form of a doctoral dissertation and peer reviewed scientific publications.
    6.  An ability to recognize and appreciate the multifaceted and dynamic relationship between science and society in a diverse world.


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