Student Learning Outcomes

At Hood College, we are committed to teaching excellence. Program goals and learning outcomes identify what we expect students to learn, think critically about and accomplish in their courses and programs of study at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We believe an integrated learning approach that combines a strong grounding in the liberal arts with advanced study in the major and opportunities for internships and research initiatives is the best way to prepare students for lives of purpose and civic engagement.

Graduates earning a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Hood College:

Demonstrate proficiency in laboratory techniques and methods through:

  • Conducting laboratory experiments using appropriate methods.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in discipline content through:
  • Answering discipline-specific content questions in each discipline-specific course.

Show proficiency in use of the literature, scientific reading, writing and presentations through:

  • Conducting literature searches;
  • Reading scientific articles;
  • Writing scientific reports; and
  • Conducting scientific presentations.

Critically think and problem-solving through:

  • Using critical thinking skills, and
  • Solving multi-step problems

 

OIRA- October 2019

Graduates earning a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Hood College:

Demonstrate proficiency in laboratory techniques and methods through:

  • Conducting laboratory experiments using appropriate methods.

Demonstrate proficiency in discipline content through:

  • Answering discipline-specific content questions in each discipline-specific course.

Show proficiency in use of literature, scientific reading, writing and presentation through:

  • Conducting literature searches;
  • Reading scientific articles;
  • Writing scientific reports; and
  • Conducting scientific presentations.

Critically think and problem-solve through:

  • Using critical thinking skills, and
  • Solving multi-step problems.

 

OIRA- October 2019