1. Students possess an understanding of the basic concepts of the fundamental areas of chemistry (physical, analytical, inorganic, and organic) significantly beyond their baseline knowledge and possess an extended understanding of one or more of these sub-disciplines.
  2. Students can effectively carry out a research project assimilating knowledge along the way, effectively report their experimental results in oral and written form, adhering to proper chemical conventions and develop the ability to use this knowledge to address new scientific questions.