The mission of the Environmental Science program at Notre Dame University-Louaize is to provide high quality
education through a rigorous interdisciplinary approach. The program emphasizes the
study of interactions between environmental processes and human behavior in addition
to environmental problem solving.
Program Educational Objectives
- 1.Provide students with theoretical knowledge about basic sciences including biology, chemistry, physics and statistics; as well as environmental sciences various topics including pollution, health, resources conservation and management, regulations and risk assessment.
- 2.Assist students in developing analytical skills including analysis of environmental problems, data collection and analysis and modeling of human environment systems knowledge.
- 3.Offers a multidisciplinary learning environment promoting high-level cognitive thinking skills including critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and integrative thinking.
- 4.Strengthen integrity, responsibility, compassion and service.
Program Learning Outcomes
- 1.Show clear understanding of the relationships between environmental processes and human behavior; as well as local, regional and global perspectives of environmental problems and their solutions.
- 2.Demonstrate the understanding of key concepts about the environment through creative interdisciplinary approach.
- 3.Prove strong analytical ability with an understanding of theoretical and applied knowledge; as well as communication and leadership skills.
- 4.Design environmental assessment studies, plan for environmental policies and strategies and implement natural resources management plans.
- 5.Respect and care for the environment by cultivating high moral and ethical standards and by playing an active role in their community.