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    May 24, 2024  
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Chemistry (BS)

Location(s): Northern State University Campus



Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students demonstrate the ability to research a particular chemistry concept and the history behind it and can accurately present the information to peers. (Cross-curricular Skill: Inquiry and Analysis)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to understand and break down different types of chemistry problems into multiple steps, resulting in an informed conclusion. (Cross-curricular Skill: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to identify, locate and use mathematical principles, data tables and scientific articles to solve applied problems and develop their own unique arguments. (Cross-curricular Skill: Information Literacy)
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to work as a team while completing a chemistry related project. (Cross-curricular Skill: Teamwork)
  • Students will form convincing arguments to prove or disprove chemical statements. (Cross-curricular Skill: Problem Solving)

Total: 45 credits


NOTE (MATH 123):


MATH 123  is required for this program. MATH 103  or higher if taken will count for GE Goal #5.

General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy found in the Academic Affairs Guideline 7.6.B.

Goal #2: Oral Communication (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate [in two disciplines]/3 credits Associate)


Baccalaureate - Six (6) credits hours (in two disciplines).

Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy found in the Academic Affairs Guidelines 7.6.A.

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

Degree Requirements (BS) - 9 credits


Human Values (3 credits)


Additional Course (3 credits)


  • Course with MATH prefix above the level of College Algebra* OR
  • Third course in Natural Sciences OR
  • 3 credits
  • NOTE: MATH 103 , MATH 104 , and MATH 115  are considered to be at the same level as College Algebra and therefore may not be used to satisfy this requirement.

Total Credits Required: 120 Credits