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Chemistry

Learning Outcomes

There is a standard skillset that chemistry majors will learn as they progress through the coursework. These skills are called learning outcomes. Upon graduation, every student should be proficient in all of the outcomes that follow.

Students are expected to:

a. know the fundamental principles of chemistry

b. apply the fundamental principles of chemistry to life sciences, the environment, and emerging fields of chemistry, as well as to everyday situations

c. conduct experiments and learn fundamental laboratory skills

d. analyze and interpret chemical data

e. apply mathematical concepts to chemical problems

f. work as part of a problem-solving team

g. convey facts, theories and results about chemistry in written form

h. use oral presentation to convey facts, theories and results about chemistry

i. access and utilize chemical information technology

j. design and execute scientific research

k. apply ethical responsibilities and professional conduct in the study of chemistry