Chemistry and Biochemistry Goals and Objectives
The Chemistry Department seeks to establish itself as a benchmark in the discipline, serving as a model for educating and training undergraduate students in the chemical sciences within a liberal arts context. The Department strives to create a vibrant learning community focused on promoting academic excellence, research training and scientific discovery, as well as lifelong learning. The Department is united in its vision of providing the best possible learning environment for our students that develops their intellectual, ethical, social consciousness and leadership potential and produces graduates who are well prepared for graduate school, professional school, and future careers.
A student who has successfully completed courses in the
Department of Chemistry will:
- be able to develop and apply critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills toward problem-solving.
- be able to develop and apply technical skills in the conduct of scientific investigations.
- be able to exhibit scientific literacy through effective communication.
- be aware of the norms and values of the chemical profession and be able to utilize their knowledge for the benefit of society.