Chemistry, B.S. Student Learning Outcomes

College Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major Chemistry
Degree B.S.
Date Revised October 1, 2012

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Reasoning – demonstrate ability to apply theory/concepts to predict chemical behavior, or interpret data related to chemical behavior.
  2. Knowledge – demonstrate adequate knowledge of theory/concepts in all major sub-disciplines of chemistry (analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, physical).
  3. Laboratory Experience – demonstrate competence in synthetic, instrumental, and wet chemistry techniques.
  4. Demonstrated ability to plan and execute experiments.
  5. Communication – demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  6. Placement – securing employment in chemistry/biochemistry career or admission to a graduate/postbaccalaureate program in chemistry/biochemistry or professional studies.

Methods of Assessment

  • Objective Tests (1-4)
  • Standardized Tests (1,2)
  • Capstone Research (1-5)
  • Exit Interviews (1-6)
  • Alumni Survey (1-6)
  • Placement Information (6)

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AAE updated October 2022

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