Programs in the Department of Physical Sciences

340 - Chemistry - BS

AY 2012-2013 Student Learning Outcomes

1. Those that complete the chemistry program will be able to work with typical stoichiometric quantities and relate those quantities to each other in chemical processes.

2. Those that complete the chemistry program will be able to analyze and discuss thermodynamic principles as they relate to physical and chemical processes. 

3. Those that complete the chemistry program will be able to apply analyze a chemical system in terms of its chemical kinetics. 

4. Those that complete the chemistry program will  be able to use the principles of chemical bonding to analyze chemical activity.

5. Those that complete the chemistry program will be able to design, conduct, and critically evaluate the results of laboratory experiments.

385 - Physics - BS

AY 2012-2013 Student Learning Outcomes

1. The student will distinguish scalars from vectors and manipulate these quantities in various mathematical forms to understand physical phenomena. 

2. The student will describe and solve problems using the concepts of energy.

3. Students will solve electromagnetic field problems in basic geometries.

4. The student will solve physics problems using quantum mechanics. 

5. The students will be able to communicate.

540 - Electronics Engineering Technology - AAS

AY 2012-2013 Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will use Ohm’s Law to mathematically evaluate basic electronic circuits and to solve for Current (I), Voltage (E), Impedance (Z), and Power (W). (TAC/ABET a.)

2. Students will identify, formulate, and solve applied science problems by designing electronic circuits. (TAC/ABET c.)

3. Students will successfully set up and use electronic test equipment. (TAC/ABET b. and i.)

4. Students will setup a small Ethernet network using hubs, bridges, and switches and to configure the attached workstations using various operating systems. (TAC/ABET d. and i.)

5. Students will use appropriate electronic tools correctly to build and repair electronic equipment. (TAC/ABET i.)