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Students who have completed the requirements will:

  • Understand the principles of various fields of chemistry and biology (organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, genetics, metabolism, and molecular biology)
  • Develop as independent thinkers who are responsible for their own learning
  • Develop transferable quantitative skills
  • Be able to work with others demonstrating leadership and collaborative skills
  • Apply modern instrumentation theory and practice to biochemical problems
  • Recognize potential laboratory safety concerns and address them using appropriate techniques
  • Produce scientific reports formatted for peer-reviewed publication, using the primary literature
  • Present the results, conclusions, and relevance of scientific experiments to a specific audience

Note: Learning goals are subject to regular review and revision.