Chemistry B.S. Program Outcomes

All Chemistry Graduates at BYU-Idaho will be able to:
     1. Demonstrate proficiency in a broad set of knowledge fundamental to the field of chemistry in the basic areas of inorganic, organic, analytical, physical and biological chemistry.
     2. Solve problems competently by identifying the essential parts of the problem and formulating a strategy for solving the problem.
     3. Acquire data and perform data analysis using computers and available scientific software.
     4. Design and carry out experiments using conventional laboratory equipment, instrumentation, and techniques.
     5. Communicate the techniques and results of laboratory experiments/research through effective written reports and oral presentations.
6. Apply successfully to advanced education in professional and/or graduate schools, to scientific careers in industry, or to related careers following graduation.

Biochemistry B.S. Program Outcomes

All Chemistry Graduates at BYU-Idaho will be able to:
     1. Develop a core foundation of knowledge in chemistry, biology, and molecular biology and understand how these disciplines interrelate.
     2. Be able to design experiments, collect and analyze data, and organize and interpret information for presentation or publication.
     3. Communicate degree-related topics and concepts through writing and presentation.
     4. Be able to search, read, and understand the applicable primary literature.
     5. Have research experience(s) in a relevant sub-discipline (biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, etc.)

Chemistry Education B.S. Program Outcomes

All Chemistry Graduates at BYU-Idaho will be able to:
     1. Demonstrate proficiency in a broad set of knowledge fundamental to the field of chemistry in the basic areas of inorganic, organic, analytical, physical and biological chemistry.
     2. Master educational concepts of preparation and presentation of demonstrations, proper set up of laboratory programs to facilitate understanding of chemistry concepts, and proper procedures for waste disposal in the chemistry laboratory.
     3. Solve problems competently by identifying the essential parts of the problem and formulating a strategy for solving the problem.
     4. Acquire data and perform data analysis using computers and available scientific software.
     5. Design and carry out experiments using conventional laboratory equipment, instrumentation, and techniques.
     6. Apply successfully to teaching careers in the school systems following graduation.

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