Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
The B.Sc. in Chemistry program provides students with a strong foundation in the traditional branches of chemistry including analytical, organic, inorganic, and physical and biochemistry. The program also emphasizes development of IT and communication skills. Students develop practical skills through laboratory courses utilizing state of the art equipment. An internship placement provides students with training and preparation for the workplace. All students obtain experience in research through a project completed in their final year. Graduates of the program are well prepared to take up positions in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries or pursue further studies at the graduate level. The B.Sc. Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society of Chemistry and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
- To provide students with a strong foundation in all of the major sub-disciplines of chemistry.
- To train students to use modern lab techniques safely and effectively.
- To develop students’ transferable skills in areas such as communication and teamwork.
- To develop students’ appreciation of the role of chemistry and scientific research in modern life.
- To prepare students for a successful career or further studies in chemistry.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of major concepts, theoretical principles and experimental findings in chemistry.
- Conduct chemistry laboratory experiments and analyze results.
- Retrieve and use chemical information from scientific literature.
- Solve practical and theoretical problems and think critically.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Work effectively independently and in teams.
- Demonstrate compliance with safety, ethical and professional standards of chemistry.
Required Credit Hours :
minimum 120 hours
General Education (Req. CH:39)
Cluster 1: Values to Live By - Islam (3.00 hours)
Cluster 2: Skills for Life - English Communication Skills (3.00 hours)
|ESPU102||Introduction to Academic English For Science||3.000|
Cluster 2: Skills for Life - Information Literacy (3.00 hours)
Cluster 3: The Human Community - Emirates Society (3.00 hours)
Cluster 4: The Natural World - Mathematics (3.00 hours)
|MATH105||Calculus I 2||3.000|
2 : Also counts towards the Major
Cluster 5: Capstone Experience (3.00 hours)
|CHEM418||Research Project 4||3.000|
4 : Also counts towards the Major
Chemistry Major (Req. CH:60)
Elective Courses - Upon the approval of the Department, the student may select a total of 18 Credit Hours from a specific minor + 3 CH Free Electives. (21.00 hours)