PROGRAMME /COURSE OUTCOME

SUBJECT: CHEMISTRY

1. Aims of Chemistry

  • 1. 1. To develop an ability to observe, to analyze and to interpret objectively and to make rational decisions and to solve problems involving chemistry.
  • 2. 2. To develop manipulative and experimental skills, communicative skills used in the study of chemistry.
  • 3. 3. To develop attitudes on
      3.1which scientific investigations depend, such as curiosity, honesty, persistence, Critical thinking, willingness to suspend Judgment and tolerance of uncertainty.
      3.2 An appreciation of the applications of chemistry in daily life.
      3.3 An understanding of the concepts and theories in chemistry.
      3.4an awareness of the social, economic, environmental and Technological implications of chemistry
      3.5 An awareness of the provisional nature of explanations about Natural phenomena and the complex relationships between phenomena.

2. Objectives of Chemistry

  • 1.To understand the importance of the Periodic Table of the Elements, how it came to be, and its role in organizing chemical information.
  • 2.To understand the interdisciplinary nature of chemistry and to integrate knowledge of mathematics, physics and other disciplines to a wide variety of chemical problems.
  • 3.To learn the laboratory skills needed to design, safely conduct and interpret chemical research.
  • 4.To acquire a foundation of chemistry of sufficient breadth and depth to enable them to understand and critically interpret the primary chemical literature.
  • 5.To develop the ability to effectively communicate scientific information and research results in written and oral formats.
  • 6.To learn professionalism, including the ability to work in teams and apply basic ethical principles.
  • 7.To provide students with some insight into future career prospect in the fields related to Chemistry.

B.Sc (Chemistry core) Programme

3. Learning Outcomes

a) Core-I (Inorganic Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to the subject areas identified.
  • The ability to apply such knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems mostly of a familiar nature
ii) Practical skill:
  • Skills in the operation of standard chemical instrumentation.
  • The ability to interpret and explain the limits of accuracy of their own experimental data in terms of significance and underlying theory.
iii) Transferable skill:
  • Work independently and collaborate effectively with other people in a team.
  • Self-evaluate their own learning progress, and develop motivation and learning skills for lifelong learning.

b) Core-II (Physical Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:-
  • Formulate and analyze a wide range of analytical and synthetic chemical problems by applying chemical principles.
  • Analyze and interpret experimental data, critically assess data in literature and extract data from it useful.
ii) Practical skill:
  • The ability to interpret and explain the limits of accuracy of their own experimental data in terms of significance and underlying theory.
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Numeracy and mathematical skills, including such aspects as error analysis order-of-magnitude estimations, correct use of units and modes of data presentation.
  • Information retrieval skills, in relation to primary and secondary information sources, including information retrieval through online computer searches

c) Core-III (Organic Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:
  • Skills in the evaluation, interpretation and synthesis of chemical information and data Skills in the practical application of theory using computer software and models
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Conduct standard laboratory procedures involved in synthetic and instrumental work. Operate a range of chemical instrumentation with adequate hands-on experiences.
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Numeracy and mathematical skills, including such aspects as error analysis order-of-magnitude estimations, correct use of units and modes of data presentation
  • Information retrieval skills, in relation to primary and secondary information sources, including information retrieval through online computer searches

d) Core-IV (Physical Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:-
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to the subject areas identified
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Skills in the operation of standard chemical instrumentation
  • The ability to interpret and explain the limits of accuracy of their own experimental data in terms of significance and underlying theory.
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Demonstrate information technology skills, especially in the areas of information retrieval, literature searching and use of library databases.
  • Work independently and collaborate effectively with other people in a team.

e) Core-V (Inorganic Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:-
  • The ability to recognize and analyses problems and plan strategies for their solution Skills in the evaluation, interpretation and synthesis of chemical information and data
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Skills required for the conduct of documented laboratory procedures involved in synthetic and analytical work, in relation to both inorganic systems
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Work independently and collaborate effectively with other people in a team.
  • Self-evaluate their own learning progress, and develop motivation and learning skills for lifelong learning.

f) Core-VI (Organic Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:-
  • The ability to apply such knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems mostly of a familiar nature in organic chemistry.
  • The ability to recognize and analyze problems and plan strategies for their solution.
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Skills required for the conduct of documented laboratory procedures involved in synthetic and analytical work, in relation to organic systems
  • Skills in the monitoring, by observation and measurement, of chemical properties, events or changes, and the systematic and reliable recording and documentation thereof
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Numeracy and mathematical skills, including such aspects as error analysis order-of-magnitude estimations, correct use of units and modes of data presentation
  • Information retrieval skills, in relation to primary and secondary information sources, including•information retrieval through online computer searches

g) Core-VII (Physical Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:
  • Obtain and integrate several lines of subject-specific evidence to formulate and test hypotheses Recognize the moral and ethical issues of investigations and appreciate the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct.
ii) Practical skill
  • The ability to interpret and explain the limits of accuracy of their own experimental data in terms of significance and underlying theory.
  • Access and manage the risks of chemical substances and laboratory procedures by evaluating their potential impact on the environment.
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Consider strategies for providing effective technical support
  • Gain confidence in the support you provide for the science department and students

h) Core-VIII (Inorganic Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:-
  • Skills in the evaluation, interpretation and synthesis of chemical information and data
  • The ability to apply such knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems mostly of a familiar nature
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Skills in the operation of standard chemical instrumentation
  • The ability to interpret and explain the limits of accuracy of their own experimental data in terms of significance and underlying theory.
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Work independently and collaborate effectively with other people in a team.
  • Self-evaluate their own learning progress, and develop motivation and learning skills for lifelong learning.

i) Core-IX (Organic Chemistry)

i)i) Intellectual skill:-
  • Show appreciation of chemistry and its interface with social and daily life such as environmental issues, and arouse audience’s interest in chemistry.
  • Use a global perspective in conjunction with knowledge of science to view issues in chemistry.
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Skills required for the conduct of documented laboratory procedures involved in synthetic and analytical work, in relation to organic systems
  • Skills in the monitoring, by observation and measurement, of chemical properties, events or changes, and the systematic and reliable recording and documentation thereof
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Demonstrate information technology skills, especially in the areas of information retrieval, literature searching and use of library databases.
  • Work independently and collaborate effectively with other people in a team.

j) Core-X (Physical Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:-
  • Obtain and integrate several lines of subject-specific evidence to formulate and test hypotheses
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Skills required for the conduct of documented laboratory procedures involved in synthetic and analytical work, in relation physical systems
  • The ability to interpret and explain the limits of accuracy of their own experimental data in terms of significance and underlying theory.
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Demonstrate information technology skills, especially in the areas of information retrieval, literature searching and use of library databases.
  • Work independently and collaborate effectively with other people in a team.

k) Core-XI (Organic Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:
  • The ability to apply such knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems mostly of a familiar nature in organic chemistry.
  • The ability to recognize and analyze problems and plan strategies for their solution
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Skills required for the conduct of documented laboratory procedures involved in synthetic and analytical work, in relation to organic systems
  • Skills in the monitoring, by observation and measurement, of chemical properties, events or changes, and the systematic and reliable recording and documentation thereof
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Numeracy and mathematical skills, including such aspects as error analysis order-of-magnitude estimations, correct use of units and modes of data presentation
  • Information retrieval skills, in relation to primary and secondary information sources, including information retrieval through online computer searches

l) Core-XII (Physical Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:-
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to the subject areas identified
  • Skills in the practical application of theory using computer software and models
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Preparing, processing, interpreting and presenting data, using appropriate qualitative and quantitative techniques, statistical programmes, spreadsheets and programs for presenting data visually.
    Citing and referencing work in an appropriate manner
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Problem-solving skills, relating to qualitative and quantitative information
  • Numeracy and mathematical skills, including such aspects as error analysis order-of-magnitude estimations, correct use of units and modes of data presentation

m) Core-XIII (Inorganic Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:-
  • The ability to apply such knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems mostly of a familiar nature
  • The ability to recognize and analyze problems and plan strategies for their solution
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Skills in the safe-handling of chemical materials, taking into account their physical and chemical properties including any specific hazards associated with their use and the ability to conduct risk assessments
  • Skills required for the conduct of documented laboratory procedures involved in synthetic and analytical work, in relation to inorganic systems.
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Effectively communicate, to a range of audiences, the principles and outcomes of chemistry research using modern IT applications. This will include the presentation of academic posters, oral presentations, writing concise scientific reports and article abstracts.
  • Improve your awareness of the practical demands of A level chemistry

n) Core-XIV (Organic Chemistry)

i) Intellectual skill:-
  • Skills in the evaluation, interpretation and synthesis of chemical information and data
  • Skills in the practical application of theory using computer software and models
  • Skills in communicating scientific material and arguments
ii) Practical skill:-
  • Chemical synthesis, analysis, and problem-solving
  • Skills required for the conduct of documented laboratory procedures involved in synthetic and analytical work, in relation to both inorganic and organic systems
  • Conduct standard laboratory procedures involved in synthetic and instrumental work
iii) Transferable skill:-
  • Communication skills, covering both written and oral communication
  • Problem-solving skills, relating to qualitative and quantitative information.
  • Work independently and collaborate effectively with other people in a team