This program in the Chemistry Department leads to the award of the bachelor of science in chemistry from SUNY Cortland and the bachelor of science in engineering from a cooperating institution.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to
Demonstrate an understanding of the foundational material in the traditional sub disciplines of Chemistry: analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry and physical chemistry. Integrate knowledge across the sub disciplines of Chemistry
Retrieve, analyze, and interpret peer-reviewed literature in the field of Chemistry
Communicate science effectively through written reports, oral presentations and discussion
Design and carry out experiments that answer scientific questions in the field of Chemistry
Requirements for the chemistry major under the program include:
A. Study within the Major Area
Up to nine additional credit hours of engineering and chemistry courses taken at the cooperating engineering institution in the fourth and fifth years may be used toward meeting American Chemical Society certification requirements.
Six credit hours of English composition; 21 credit hours in General Education.
D. Courses at the cooperating engineering institution
For the additional degree in engineering, students will take courses at the cooperating engineering institution. A maximum 30 credit hours of courses approved by the cooperating institution will be transferred to Cortland to complete the 124 credit hours required to earn the degree.