ENVL Essential Learning Outcomes (ELOs)
Stockton University’s 10 Essential Learning Outcomes (ELOs) combine Stockton’s flexible and Stockton's ELO logo distinctive liberal arts education with real-world, practical skills. They guide all Stockton University students from first-year through graduation to the intellectual and marketable talents needed to prepare for personal and professional success in the 21st century. As a set of values shared by everyone in the campus community, students encounter opportunities to develop ELOs in all Stockton majors, career preparation, professional experiences both on and off-campus, and academic as well as social activities.
- Understand the basic structure and function of the global environment and environmental
problems, policies and practices.
Be able to communicate these ideas effectively to decision makers, professionals, and the public.
- Be able to interpret and evaluate all sides of an environmental issues.
Continually update knowledge and skills as appropriate to deal with changing information and changing threats to the environment.
- Generate creative and novel ideas for solving pressing environmental issues.
- Be knowledgeable about key environmental issues and perspectives as well as social and governmental structures at scales from local to global.
- Be aware of your own cultural and ethical values and principles of stewardship to environmental issues.
- Be sensitive to the diverse cultural, aesthetic, moral, and religious values of others.
Quantitative Reasoning and research skills
- Be able to apply the scientific method to environmental problems.
- Be able to interpret quantitative data from the literature and apply mathematical and statistical techniques to research.