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Chemistry Education Objectives and Outcomes

Chemistry Program Educational Objectives

ChemO1: To prepare graduates for employment as chemists, for graduate study in chemistry, or for acceptance to medical or dental school.

ChemO2: To prepare graduates with the skills to critically assess and solve problems requiring the application of chemical principles.

ChemO3: To produce graduates who are familiar with research design methodology and are able to use problem-solving techniques associated with research.

ChemO4: To produce graduates who are able to organize and present chemical information coherently through oral and written discourse.

Chemistry Program Outcomes

The Chemistry Program attempts to instill the following educational outcomes in its graduates:

ChemO-01: Chemistry majors will have a firm foundation in chemical principles as well as a higher level of understanding in each of the chemistry subdisciplines: analytical, biochemistry, organic, inorganic, and physical.

ChemO-02: Chemistry majors will have a working knowledge of chemical instrumentation and laboratory techniques and be able to use those skills to design and conduct independent work.

ChemO-03: Chemistry majors will know how to search primary chemical literature, follow, and learn from scientific presentations, and give effective oral reports on research topics.

ChemO-04: Chemistry majors will develop a sense of professionalism through participation in the activities of the American Chemical Society.