The Graduate Chemistry Certificate program will assist educators in teaching at a higher academic level and will increase their opportunity for salary advancement. The certificate allows industry professionals to advance in their careers.
Upon completing the Graduate Certificate in Chemistry, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an expanded knowledge of chemistry. Students will be able to articulate an understanding of complex concepts in several chemistry sub-disciplines, such as biochemistry, chemical education, analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.
- Critically read and evaluate scientific literature to develop critical assessment of scientific ideas.
- Effectively communicate complex scientific concepts, consequences, and the rationale underpinning conclusions, to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously.
- Examine scientific ethical issues to properly identify ethical responsibility in science-related professions.
- Integrate advanced knowledge and critical thinking skills to evaluate scientific problems to gain new scientific insight.
Students must achieve the following program requirements for all courses listed under Program Requirements and Program Required Courses for the Chemistry Graduate Certificate.
Major Credits: 18
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Minimum Grade: C
Program Required Courses
|Bonding and Materials|
|Topics in Thermodynamics 1|
or CHM 6005
|Topics in Kinetics|
|Chemical Information and Communication|
|Energy and Environment|
|Introduction to Computational Chemistry|
|Chemistry of the Elements|
|Advanced Organic Chemistry|
|Organometallic Reactions and Structures|
|Topics in Chemistry|
To graduate from The College of St. Scholastica, graduate students must meet the following minimum degree requirements.
Minimum GPA: 3.0