Syllabus for Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)
Chemistry is a door-opening degree. There is a substantial traditional chemical industry (pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, fine chemicals etc.) in this southern zone of state; in addition there are many opportunities in analytical chemistry, in industry, the environment and in forensics. In all these areas there are both large and small companies, all needing well qualified chemists. Thus, Uka Tarsadia University has started a unique undergraduate course.
The key features are very broadly based first year course designed to provide a solid foundation for the subsequent three years. Students will have to study only subjects related to chemistry. In addition to the traditional areas of Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry, it includes coverage of Environmental chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, biological chemistry, Computer science, Communication skills etc. The laboratory component of the course runs throughout the working year. It starts with an introduction of basic techniques to advanced laboratory exercises and experiments are designed to provide a realistic training in experimental chemistry by building on basic preparative skills.
Eligibility Criteria & Intake
- H.Sc (Science) of A, B or AB group
3 years (BSc Program - Semester Pattern).
Programme Outcome (PO) & Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)
Programme Outcome (PO)
- PO1. Chemical Sciences knowledge: Apply the knowledge of chemical science, chemistry fundamentals and specialization to the solution of complex chemical science problems.
- Modern tool usage: Apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern software tools including prediction and modeling to chemical science activities with an understanding of the limitations.
- The Chemist and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional chemical practice.
- Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional chemistry solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge and need for sustainable development.
- Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the chemical science practice.
- Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
- Communication: Communicate effectively on complex chemical science activities with the scientific community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations and give and receive clear instructions.
- Life-long learning: Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.
Programme Specific Outcomes (PSO)
- PSO 1: Student will have detailed knowledge of the major areas of inorganic, organic and physical chemistry including a wide range other disciplinary subjects e.g., basic analytical chemistry, dyes chemistry, drugs chemistry, industrial chemistry etc.
- PSO 2:Student will be able to develop a confident familiarity with a broad range of appropriate skills in order to communicate effectively e.g. communication skills and soft skills
- PSO 3:Student will be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- PSO 4:Student will be able to understand impact of Environmental sciences on the societal and contemporary issues.
- PSO 5:Student will demonstrate confidence to learn by self and exhibit ability for life-long learning.
- PSO 6:Student will be able to pursue higher post graduate studies.
- PSO 7:Student will be able to take interest in research & development in all disciplines of Chemical sciences.
- PSO 8:Student will be able to participate and succeed in competitive examinations.