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Tuesday, January 27

Blizzard conditions are now impacting our region and a Connecticut statewide travel ban is in effect. The University will be closed today, Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for tomorrow will be posted this evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries are closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities are canceled today.

current as of 7:18 a.m., Jan. 27, 2015

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

The Bachelor of Arts program is primarily for students who have a special interest in chemistry but who intend to pursue careers in such related fields as medicine, dentistry, education, business, or law.

Course Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Major


Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

Students will:

  1. Learn fundamentals of chemistry and build to more complex concepts.
  2. Learn the language of chemistry: compounds, structures, naming, and chemical reactions.
  3. Understand the context of the answer to a problem and apply the answer to their model of how the physical world operates.  Be able to assess this model of the physical world. 
  4. Use reason and logic in the solving of chemical problems.
  5. Be able to understand and perform fundamental laboratory procedures and build to more complex procedures.
  6. Interpret instructions and collect, evaluate, and interpret data in the chemistry laboratory.
  7. Gain an understanding of the main areas of chemistry: organic, analytical, physical, and inorganic.
  8. Be able to process and translate written information in order to solve a problem or perform a laboratory procedure.  
  9. Be able to express and convey information in both oral and written formats.