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Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Ph.D. program will:

  1. Possess the fundamental knowledge needed to understand and critically evaluate current research in their chosen subfield of chemistry;
  2. Communicate fundamental concepts in their field as well as their own research effectively, in both written and oral form
  3. Conduct themselves ethically and responsibly in science-related professions;
  4. Be proficient in laboratory, theoretical, and/or computational techniques necessary to contribute to knowledge in their chosen subfield of chemistry; and
  5. Identify new research opportunities, plan effective strategies for pursuing these opportunities, and conduct research that makes a new contribution to knowledge in their chosen subfield of chemistry.
     

For students who choose to pursue a masters in Chemistry and Biochemistry, the Program Learning Outcomes are as follows:

Track I, Thesis Option
Graduates of the Track I, thesis-based M.S. program will:

  1. Possess the fundamental knowledge needed to understand and critically evaluate current research in their chosen subfield of chemistry;
  2. Communicate fundamental concepts in their field as well as their own research effectively, in both written and oral form
  3. Conduct themselves ethically and responsibly in science-related professions; and
  4. Be proficient in laboratory, theoretical, and/or computational techniques necessary to contribute to knowledge in their chosen subfield of chemistry.
     

Track II, Comprehensive Exam Option
Graduates of the Track II, comprehensive exam-based M.S. program will:

  1. Possess the fundamental knowledge needed to understand and critically evaluate current research in their chosen subfield of chemistry;
  2. Communicate fundamental concepts in their field as well as their own research effectively, in both written and oral form; and
  3. Conduct themselves ethically and responsibly in science-related professions.