Chemistry Courses

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CHEM 10 - Introduction to Chemistry
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Develop an appreciation for and/or a better attitude toward the learning and use of science
  2. Students will apply scientific prinicples and communication skills to either a research or experimental project.
  3. Students will compare and contrast two sources of scientific information on a chemistry related topic and write a four paragraph analysis.


CHEM 12A - Organic Chemistry I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. (Critical Thinking) Analyze experimental dataand explain chemical processes at the molecular level.
  2. (Communication) Communicate chemicalconcepts, understand definitions, and interpretexperimental results.
  3. (Development of the Whole Person)Recognize and appreciate the impact of the scientificprinciples of chemistry in day-to-day life.


CHEM 12B - Organic Chemistry II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. (Critical Thinking) Analyze experimental dataand explain chemical processes at the molecular level.
  2. (Communication) Communicate chemicalconcepts, understand definitions, and interpretexperimental results.
  3. (Development of the Whole Person)Recognize and appreciate the impact of the scientificprinciples of chemistry in day-to-day life


CHEM 1A - General College Chemistry I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. (Critical Thinking) Analyze experimental dataand explain chemical processes at the molecular level.
  2. (Communication) Communicate chemicalconcepts, understand definitions, and interpretexperimental results.
  3. (Development of the Whole Person)Recognize and appreciate the impact of the scientificprinciples of chemistry in day-to-day life.


CHEM 1B - General College Chemistry II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. (Critical Thinking) Analyze experimental dataand explain chemical processes at the molecular level.
  2. (Communication) Communicate chemicalconcepts, understand definitions, and interpretexperimental results
  3. (Development of the Whole Person)Recognize and appreciate the impact of the scientificprinciples of chemistry in day-to-day life.


CHEM 30A - Introductory and Applied Chemistry I
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Demonstrate ability to safely perform laboratory experiments and to gather, analyze, and interpret data.
  2. Given chemical formulas for substances, student can identify the significant type of intermolecular force given a structure and relate the strength of the intermolecular force to physical properties.
  3. Given the chemical formula of substances, student can differentiate between nonelectrolytes, weak electrolytes and strong electrolytes and apply definitions to compositions of solutions.
  4. Using the periodic table and given two representative elements, students will determine the simplest formula for a compound.
  5. Write balanced equations for multiple types of chemical reactions.


CHEM 30B - Introductory and Applied Chemistry II
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. (Critical Thinking) Analyze experimental dataand explain chemical processes at the molecular level
  2. (Communication) Communicate chemicalconcepts, understand definitions, and interpretexperimental results
  3. (Development of the Whole Person)Recognize and appreciate the impact of the scientificprinciples of chemistry in day-to-day life


CHEM 31 - Introduction to College Chemistry
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. (Critical Thinking) Analyze experimental dataand explain chemical processes at the molecular level.
  2. (Communication) Communicate chemicalconcepts, understand definitions, and interpretexperimental results
  3. (Development of the Whole Person)Recognize and appreciate the impact of the scientificprinciples of chemistry in day-to-day life


CHEM 5 - Quantitative Analysis
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. 70% of students will be able to describe the major methods of quantitative analysis
  2. 70% of students will be able to discuss the advantages and limitations of the various methods of analysis
  3. 70% of students will be able to perform experiments using established laboratory procedures to acceptable standards of precision and accuracy