1. Demonstrate a foundational knowledge of the subdisciplines of plant biology, including diversity, evolution, development, physiology, genetics, and ecology
  2. Draw connections among the plant biology subdisciplines that yield insights into the complexity of the science
  3. Communicate scientific ideas clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the scientific method
  5. Use critical analysis skills to interpret and explain observations, questions, and data