Bachelor of Arts - Chemistry: Program Goals
- Demonstrate command of facts, theories, and concepts of chemistry, and use this knowledge for the development and understanding of concepts
- Function effectively in a laboratory setting
- Learn independently
- Integrate and synthesize conceptual knowledge within courses, between courses, and across disciplines
- Perform student independent research
- Use computers and instrumentation effectively
- Communicate effectively orally and in writing
- Information literacy
- Use web-based resources and databases to gather information
- Discern the value of sources and discriminate fact from opinion.
- Work safely with chemicals
- Work as a team member
- Appreciate science in a larger context
- Appreciate the impact and responsibilities of science as it relates to society.
Appreciate the concepts of environmental sustainability
General Education / Liberal Education Requirements (College Goals)
- Students must demonstrate proficiency in written communication.
- Students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language through the intermediate level.
- Students must become informed global citizens and gain intercultural awareness through a study abroad experience.
- Students must become acquainted with different ages, societies, and cultures and learn how to use a variety of historical sources.
- Students must be able to reason abstractly and appreciate the elegance of abstract structure.
- Students must understand the methods of scientific discovery and experimental design.
- Students must acquire problem-solving and research capability by identifying, locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.
- Students must be able to analyze and understand the creative process, assimilate experience, and communicate it.
- Students must be able to interpret words, images, objects, and/or actions that are expressions of human culture.
- Students must understand the complex nature of social structures and/or human relationships that involve issues of inequality and difference.
- Students must explore ecological, policy, social, cultural, and/or historical dimensions of human relationship to the environment.
Link to Curriculum Map (Courses mapped to Program Goals)