Chemistry B.S. Learning Outcomes
- Master a broad set of chemical knowledge concerning the fundamentals in the basic areas of the discipline (organic, inorganic, analytical, physical and biological chemistry).
- Solve problems competently by identifying the essential parts of a problem and formulating a strategy for solving the problem. They will be able to rationally estimate the solution to a problem, apply appropriate techniques to arrive at a solution, test the correctness of the solution, and interpret their results.
- Use computers in data acquisition and processing and use available software as a tool in data analysis.
- Use modern library search tools to locate and retrieve scientific information about a topic, chemical, chemical technique, or an issue relating to chemistry.
- Understand the objective of their chemical experiments, properly carry out the experiments, and appropriately record and analyze the results.
- Use standard laboratory equipment, modern instrumentation, and classical techniques to carry out experiments.
- Know and follow the proper procedures and regulations for safe handling and use of chemicals.
- Communicate the concepts and results of their laboratory experiments through effective writing and oral communication skills.
- Successfully pursue their career objectives in advanced education in professional and/or graduate schools, in a scientific career in government or industry, in a teaching career in the school systems, or in a related career following graduation.
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