Understand the major physical processes that form and characterize the biosphere, including global scale energy flow, the carbon cycle, climate, and soil formation.
Understand the processes that drive major levels of organization of the biotic world, including energetics in the ecosystem, population dynamics, and species interactions.
Understand the importance of writing as a way of synthesizing and solidifying critical thought.
Foster and promote environmental stewardship within your realm of influence and your community.
Understand the importance of ecology to issues regarding human well-being
See the connectivity and relevance of ecology to other fields of study