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 BS Chemistry Program


Chemistry Program Mission Statement

The B.S. program in chemistry prepares students for successful careers in private or government sectors or for pursuing graduate studies in chemistry.  The program provides quality theoretical and practical learning experiences in various areas of chemistry enriched with diverse research opportunities.  

Major Goals/Objectives for the Program

The chemistry program aims at preparing graduates who will be:

1.      leading professionals in private or government sectors,

2.      able to pursue higher studies,

3.      practicing safety measures,

4.      life-long learners with strong interpersonal skills, and

5.      responsible, ethically driven, and productive members of the society,

6.      able to promote creativity and analytical thinking conducive for novel discoveries and invention of processes and methods in chemical sciences.

Learning Outcomes of the Chemistry Program

1.  Knowledge

      1.1  Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the fundamental theories and principles of analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry

      1.2  Identify the main procedures, tools and techniques used by chemists

      1.3  Recognize  the fundamentals of  mathematics and physics related to chemical sciences 

      1.4  Demonstrate knowledge of social responsibility and ethical principles 

 

2.  Cognitive Skills

     2.1   Demonstrate competence in the application of the principles and problem solving in analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry

     2.2    Carry out chemical experiments, analyze and report the results correctly

     2.3    Explore competently new areas of research

     2.4    Handle  chemicals following safety procedures and regulations

     2.5    Recognize job responsibilities of a chemist in the field and apply professional skills in an industrial setting

 

3.  Interpersonal Skills & Responsibility

     3.1   Work effectively in teams

     3.2   Demonstrate adequate life-long learning skills

 

4.  Communication, Information Technology, Numerical

     4.1  Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

     4.2  Use effectively computer applications and  information technology tools related to chemistry

 

5.  Psychomotor

     5.1  Assemble and use properly chemistry experimental setups

     5.2  Perform correctly quantitative measurements requiring accurate and precise manipulations



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