Undergraduate Studies

Student learning outcomes for Boston College chemistry majors pursuing a B.S. degree

Learning Outcome I
Senior chemistry majors will be able to demonstrate a mastery of factual knowledge comprehensively across the five principal areas of chemistry (organic, inorganic, physical, biochemistry and analytical), and be able analyze and solve problems, understand relationships, and interpret scientific facts and data.

Learning Outcome II
Chemistry Majors will gain proficiency in basic laboratory techniques and experience with modern lab instrumentation.

Learning Outcome III
Graduates of the BS Chemistry Major will be successful in gaining entrance into high quality graduate schools in chemistry, admission to professional schools, and securing quality careers in the chemical sciences.

Learning Outcome IV
Senior chemistry majors in the ACS Certification Track will be able to demonstrate ability to integrate chemical knowledge in the successful conduct of undergraduate research projects as well as work well in team-based research.

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