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Mission Statement for the Graduate Program in Chemistry

This program provides advanced study in chemistry for individuals who are currently employed in chemistry-related industrial or governmental positions, or desire professional training before entering the job market or a doctoral program.


Graduate Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will demonstrate the ability to apply advanced chemical concepts in a broad range of areas.
2. Students will apply techniques appropriate to the student's area of research.
3. Students will demonstrate professional skills and standards. Components include:
  • Oral presentations
  • Written reports
  • Ethical standards
  • Professional relationships
4. Students will practice chemistry as a scientific endeavor. Components include:
  • Articulate the purpose of an investigation in the broader context of the discipline.
  • Generate original data using appropriate methodology.
  • Evaluate the significance of original data
  • Evaluate the relevance of literature data.
  • Draw conclusions relevant to an investigation.

The Department of Chemistry is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold