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CTAHR Foci Reflect Our Goals for Students

 

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Students in Food and Agricultural Systems majors will…

 

  • Understand food systems, security, and safety for producers and consumers, including their impacts on the environment
  • Know the biological processes for food production
  • Identify ethical issues and social impacts associated with biotechnology
  • Employ the scientific method and research skills to test applicable hypotheses, interpret relevant data, and solve related problems
  • Master leadership skills and practice teamwork
  • Communicate effectively and embody ethical standards 

 

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Students in Environment and Ecosystem Management majors will…

 

  • Appreciate the diversity of life in complex and dynamic natural and managed ecosystems
  • Analyze and craft management plans for human and natural environments
  • Use fundamental science and biotechnology to solve environmental problems 
  • Employ the scientific method and research skills to test applicable hypotheses and interpret relevant data
  • Master leadership skills and practice teamwork
  • Communicate effectively and embody ethical standards

 

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Students in Community Health and Resiliency majors will…

 

  • Understand biological, physical, developmental, behavioral, social, and economic factors that influence human health and well-being
  • Influence health outcomes, reduce health disparities, and celebrate diversity through informed policies and programs
  • Identify and solve problems to enhance individual, family, and community well-being and resilience in Hawai‘i and globally
  • Employ the scientific method and research skills to test applicable hypotheses and interpret relevant data
  • Master leadership skills and practice teamwork
  • Communicate effectively and embody ethical standards

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Students in Global Markets and Innovative Design majors will…

 

  • Master techniques, skills, and tools used in modern design processes and identify and solve problems related to global markets and design
  • Understand contemporary issues and evaluate consequences within global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  • Integrate political, cultural, and economic data with economic theories, practices, and policies to produce research-based reports and products
  • Employ the scientific method and research skills to test applicable hypotheses and interpret relevant data
  • Master leadership skills and practice teamwork
  • Communicate effectively and embody ethical standards