Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
To apply for Chemistry Major, students need
- LANC 2058 and
- One introductory science course: (BIOL2101, COMP2101, ERSC2101, PHYS2101, STAT2101)
- C in CHEM2101, C in MATH2107
- Cumulative GPA minimum: 2.00
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- to provide a broad foundation in chemistry that stresses on scientific reasoning and analytical problem solving perspectives.
- to install a sense of enthusiasm in chemistry students about importance of chemistry in an industrial, economic, environmental and social context.
- to expose the students to a wide range of experimental techniques using modern instrumentation.
- to provide students with a broad and balanced foundation of chemical knowledge and practical skills that have a value in chemical and non-chemical employment.
- to train graduates who can apply their knowledge and skills in analysis of works related to the fundamental areas of chemistry.
- to provide students with a knowledge and skills base from which they can proceed for further studies in specialized areas of chemistry or multidisciplinary areas involving chemistry.
- to equip individuals with the necessary skills and competencies to enable them to seek jobs and progress in their academic career.
Program learning outcomes:
- students will demonstrate an understanding of major concepts in all major disciplines of chemistry: analytical, inorganic, organic and physical.
- students will employ critical thinking and the scientific method to design, carry out, record and analyze the results of chemical experiments.
- students will demonstrate proficiency in the use of appropriate instrumentation to collect and record data from chemical experiments.
- students will know and follow proper procedures and regulations for safe handling, use, and disposal of chemicals.
- students will demonstrate an awareness of the impact of chemistry on the environment, society, and other cultures outside the scientific community.
- students will be able to carry out scientific experiments as well as accurately record and analyze the results of such experiments.
- students will be skilled in problem solving, critical thinking and analytical reasoning as applied to scientific problems.
- students will be able to communicate the results of scientific work in oral, written and electronic formats to both scientists and the public at large.
- students will be able to explain why chemistry is an integral activity for addressing social, economic, and environmental problems.