Chemistry Core Learning Outcomes

The Department of Chemistry has adopted the following goals for all students earning a BS degree in Chemistry.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the major concepts and theoretical principles of chemistry, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in laboratory skills, including wet chemistry and instrumental methods, and laboratory safety practices.

  • Demonstrate communication skills, both written and oral, needed to explain chemical phenomenon.

  • Demonstrate proficiency Scientific literacy skills including searching and reading scientific publications.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the need for ethical practices in chemistry.