Academics | Faculties | FACULTY OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES | Department of Sciences | Bachelor of Science in Chemistry | NDU

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The Chemistry program at Notre Dame University-Louaize is committed to provide students with high quality education in preparation for professional and graduate chemistry-related careers. To achieve its mission of academic excellence, the program integrates a judiciously designed comprehensive curriculum, and a research module for a sound academic, professional, and personal development of students.

Program Educational Objectives 

The Chemistry program expects its graduates to achieve the following objectives in 3 to 5 years after graduation:

  1. 1.Acquire theoretical and practical skills necessary to pursue advanced degrees or professional development.
  2. 2.Apply educational proficiency and critical thinking aptitude to design and/or conduct chemistry related undertakings or projects.
  3. 3.Conduct an effective search of information and use efficient communication skills in conveying ideas or topics, verbally or in writing, to various audiences.
  4. 4.Apply ethical standards and teamwork in their professions for a better societal and natural environment.

Student Outcomes (SO) adopted from ABET's

Upon graduation, students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. 1.An ability to identify, formulate, and solve broadly defined technical or scientific problems by applying knowledge of mathematics and science and/or technical topics to areas relevant to the discipline.
  2. 2.An ability to formulate or design a system, process, procedure or program to meet desired needs.
  3. 3.An ability to develop and conduct experiments or test hypotheses, analyze and interpret data and use scientific judgment to draw conclusions.
  4. 4.An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  5. 5.An ability to understand ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  6. 6.An ability to function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, and analyze risk and uncertainty.


Liberal Arts Curriculum (27cr.)

Free Electives (6cr.)

Suggested Program

Fall Semester Year I (15cr.)
CHM 211 Principles of Chemistry 3 cr.
MAT 213 Calculus III 3 cr.
CSC 201 Introduction to Computers (LAC) 3 cr.
ENL Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 3 cr.
Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 3 cr.
ENS 205 Environment, Society and Ethics
3 cr.
Spring Semester Year I (17cr.)
CHM 215 Quantitative Analysis 4 cr.
CHM 221 Organic Chemistry I 3 cr.
MAT 224 Calculus IV 3 cr.
PHS 212 Electricity and Magnetism 3 cr.
PHS 271 Electricity and Magnetism Laboratory 1 cr.
Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 3 cr.
Fall Semester Year II (14cr.)
CHM 222 Organic Chemistry II 3 cr.
CHM 321 Physical Chemistry I 3 cr.
CHM 272 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 2 cr.
Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 3 cr.
Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year II (17cr.)
CHM 322 Physical Chemistry II 4 cr.
CHM 323 General Inorganic Chemistry 3 cr.
CHM 374 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
1 cr.
CHM 335 Biological Chemistry 3 cr.
    Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)
3 cr.
Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 3 cr.
Fall Semester Year III (15cr.)
CHM 327 Inorganic Chemistry II 3 cr.
CHM 372 Advanced Synthesis Laboratory 2 cr.
CHM 440 Instrumental Analysis 4 cr.
CHM Elective 3 cr.
Free Elective 3 cr.
Spring Semester Year III (14cr.)
CHM 490 Chemistry Project 2 cr.
CHM Elective 3 cr.
CHM Elective 3 cr.
Free Elective 3 cr.
Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) 3 cr.


Total 92 Credits
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