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Bachelor of Science

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The graduating Chemistry professional will:

  • Have a knowledge of and an ability to apply algebra, and statistical methods to the solution of chemically related problems
  • Have an understanding of the applications and principles of chemistry to the analysis of systems
  • Have the ability to characterize systems, including the ability to systematically acquire, analyze, and interpret data
  • Have the ability to recognize, formulate, and model processes with the primary intent of recommending and implementing process improvement
  • Be able to effectively serve on interdisciplinary teams and, in many cases, be capable of leading / facilitating these teams
  • Understand that chemistry is a profession imposing significant social and ethical responsibilities with global implications that must be effectively addressed
  • Have the ability to evaluate, select and use the modern computer and information technology tools and techniques required for professional practice in the physical sciences
  • Understand the major concepts and assumptions of chemistry as it relates the physical sciences to technology and society
  • Understand the principles of chemistry, procedures of inquiry, and scientific dispositions, and learning experiences that make these aspects of the subject matter meaningful
  • Understand the importance of developing critical thinking, problem solving and performance skills as related to the profession
  • Understand the role of communication and the use of knowledge of effective verbal and nonverbal techniques to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the field
  • Understand the meaning of life-long learning, and foster relationships with colleagues and agencies in the larger community to develop professionally