Department of Chemistry

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Student Learning Outcomes

Program: CHEMISTRY, BS

Students who complete the B.S. program in Chemistry will be able to:

  1. Apply key concepts and principles in
    a. analytical chemistry
    b. biochemistry
    c. inorganic chemistry
    d. organic chemistry
    e. physical chemistry
  2. Use standard instrumentation and laboratory equipment to conduct scientific experiments and perform chemical characterization and analyses.
  3. Participate in the life of the Chemistry Department by involvement in one or more of the following areas: research, chemistry club, and/or various positions of responsibility serving as graders, tutors, stockroom workers and/or teaching assistants.
  4. Be prepared for post graduate studies or a science related career.

Program: BIOLOGY-CHEMISTRY, BS

Students who complete the B.S. program in Biology-Chemistry will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the process of science, and of the concepts and theories of biology across a broad range of organizational levels: molecular, cellular, and organismal.
  2. Apply key concepts and principles in
    a. quantitative analysis
    b. biochemistry
    c. bioinorganic chemistry
    d. organic chemistry
    e. physical chemistry (thermodynamics and kinetics)
  3. Use standard instrumentation and laboratory equipment to conduct scientific experiments and perform chemical characterization and analyses.
  4. Participate in the life of the Biology and/or Chemistry Department by involvement in one or more of the following areas: research, biology and/or chemistry club, and/or various positions of responsibility serving as graders, tutors, stockroom workers and/or teaching assistants.
  5. Develop a rationally defensible integration of science and faith.
  6. Be prepared for post graduate studies or a science-related career.

Program: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, BS

Students who complete the B.S. program in Environmental Science will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the process of science and of the concepts and theories of biology across a broad range of organizational levels: molecular, cellular, and organismal, and ecological (population, community, ecosystem).
  2. Apply key concepts and principles in analytical chemistry including quantitative and instrumental analysis.
  3. Use standard instrumentation and laboratory equipment to conduct scientific experiments and perform chemical characterization and analyses.
  4. Participate in the life of the Biology and/or Chemistry Department by involvement in one or more of the following areas: research, biology and/or chemistry club, and/or various positions of responsibility serving as graders, tutors, stockroom workers and/or teaching assistants.
  5. Develop a rationally defensible integration of science and faith, particularly with regard to environmental stewardship.
  6. Be prepared for post graduate studies or a science-related career.

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