Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from this program will:
- Have a functional knowledge of all the basic areas of chemistry including analytical, organic, physical, inorganic and biochemistry.
- Be able to integrate their knowledge in these areas and use their critical thinking skills in order to become problem solvers.
- Be proficient in chemistry laboratories, especially with respect to: Following and understanding general laboratory practice guidelines, especially proper laboratory safety. Performing chemical analyses. Performing simple chemical synthesis. Understanding and using modern chemical instrumentation.
- Students graduating with a minor degree in chemistry should be proficient in the basic skills of chemistry. They will: Be able to articulate clearly scientific information, both in written and oral forms. Be able to use effectively the scientific literature.
Students graduating with a baccalaureate degree in chemistry will be prepared for entry into professional schools (e.g., medical, dental, pharmaceutical, or veterinary), graduate programs, or chemical industries.
Students may elect to obtain a minor in chemistry in conjunction with a major in another academic discipline. The minimum departmental requirements are 18 credit hours of chemistry with at least 9 of these hours from courses at the 300 or 400 level. Students must complete 9 credit hours from the Department of Chemistry at UMKC, and 6 of those 9 hours must be courses at the 300 or 400 level. In addition, the minor courses must be selected from more than one area of chemistry and a minimum grade of a C- is required for all minor and prerequisite courses.
|CHEM 211||General Chemistry I||4|
|or MOTRCHEM 150||MOTR Chemistry I|
|CHEM 211L||Experimental General Chemistry I||1|
|CHEM 212R||General Chemistry II||4|
|CHEM 212LR||Experimental General Chemistry II||1|
|Select courses from at least two different areas below:||8|
|Analytical Chemistry I: Quantitative Analysis|
|Laboratory Safety And Health I|
|Environmental Chemistry I|
|Special Topics In Chemistry|
|Directed Readings In Chemistry|
|Analytical Chemistry II: Instrumental Analysis|
|Human Biochemistry 1 - Medical|
|Inorganic And Organic Synthesis|
|Elementary Organic Chemistry|
|Experimental Organic Chemistry|
|Organic Chemistry I|
|Organic Chemistry Laboratory I|
|Organic Chemistry Laboratory II|
|Organic Chemistry II|
|Physical Chemistry I|
|Physical Chemistry II|
or CHEM 330
|Elementary Physical Chemistry|
|Experimental Physical Chemistry I|
|Computer Applications To Chemical Problems|
|Introduction To Polymer Chemistry|