Learning Outcomes

Dedicated to Outcomes. Dedicated to Your Future.

SU’s Chemistry and Biochemistry Learning Outcomes are focused on your success and highest good. On successful completion of chemistry degree programs, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and competence in chemistry at five critical junctures: completion of general chemistry; organic series; quantitative analysis; one or more of the upper division required courses; and at the end of the degree program.
  • Exhibit a high level of competency in oral and written communication skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Graduate with a professional attitude, behavior and skillset so that they can gain admission to appropriate graduate/professional schools or enter employment in a field related to their degree.
  • Present evidence of growth in ability to self-assess and in development of habits that facilitate life-long learning.
  • Exhibit degree-appropriate application of the scientific method to independent research or literature review projects.
  • Reflect on personal growth in their appreciation of diversity, in their ability to think systematically about moral, ethical and spiritual questions, in their understanding of the Jesuit/Catholic linking of faith and justice, and in their ability to assess personal commitment to community.