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Learning Outcomes

Chemistry & Biochemistry

  1. Acquire a wide knowledge base of descriptive chemistry.
  2. Develop skills in quantitative modeling of static and dynamic chemical systems.
  3. Select and apply appropriate physical measurements to laboratory investigations.
  4. Attain proficiency in conducting safe and proficient chemical/biochemical laboratory procedures.  
  5. Develop an understanding of the energetics and catalytic processes that constitute intermediary metabolism.
  6. Develop laboratory competence in separation, analysis, and characterization of macromolecules from biological sources.
  7. Appraise and describe biological phenomena in chemical terms.
  8. Develop an understanding of the relationship between the amounts of substances involved and energy content changes during chemical reactions or changes of state.
  9. Develop laboratory competence in relating chemical structure to spectroscopic phenomena.
  10. Demonstrate fluency in written and spoken communication of the results of chemical investigations.
  11. Demonstrate ability to think independently and critically about new and/or more intricate information in an area in which the fundamentals have been previously presented.  

Items 5 – 7 apply only to those students intending to graduate with a BS in biochemistry.
Items 8 and 9 apply only to those students intending to graduate with a BS in chemistry.

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Lori Kindle

Meyer 262
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed