Nov 30, 2023  
ARCHIVED 2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Chemistry is the study of matter and its changes. These changes affect everything we eat, wear, and touch. Chemistry is the only science that studies the changes that involve both huge industries and the well-being of each of us. Chemists are employed in almost every sector of the economy. The work called chemistry is incredibly varied.

Chemistry graduates pursue advanced degrees in chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmacy, medicine, medical technology, law, and other areas. Other graduates obtain jobs in the chemical or pharmaceutical industries.

Student Learning Outcomes
As a result of completing the Chemistry program, students will: 

  1. Demonstrate conceptual understanding and ability to apply fundamental chemical concepts and theory.
  2. Effectively communicate scientific concepts, data, results, and arguments through writing
  3. Effectively communicate scientific concepts, data, results, and arguments through presentations
  4. Understand the origin of scientific knowledge and be able to design and execute robust chemical experiments to answer valid scientific questions
  5. Represent data appropriately, interpret results, and defend conclusions based on evidence
  6. Demonstrate understanding of and competent use of the tools and experimental techniques of chemistry.
  7. Obtain, read, understand and interpret relevant chemical literature.
  8. Demonstrate a basic fluency in mathematical reasoning and be able to apply it to chemical systems.

Requirements for the Chemistry Major:

Complete 1 or 2

Option 1

Option 2: Chemistry Teaching