Program Learning Outcomes

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Students in the Chemistry program take a curriculum that emphasizes the subject areas of organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry, and pharmaceutical chemistry. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding on the general principles and concepts of chemistry
  • Apply general chemical knowledge and quantitative and qualitative reasoning skills to interpret chemical research data and scientific literature
  • Implement the scientific methods, interpret results using chemical models and theories
  • Communicate observations, findings, and arguments related to chemistry using effective and professional written and oral presentation skills with proper electronic tools
  • Demonstrate laboratory skills used in teaching or research settings. Be able to use the chemical instruments commonly seen in the chemistry lab
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills and problem solving skills. Obtain and evaluate information using proper skills and chemical theories needed to address chemistry related problems
  • Design and conduct research related to chemistry at appropriate (undergraduate or graduate) level