The department uses multiple measures to assess outcomes, both in the department’s assessment of students and in its assessment of the program.

Assessment of students is accomplished by using:

  Student performance in courses

  Student course evaluations using the IDEA system (

  Year-over-year comparisons of a comprehensive assessment exam given to seniors in the Chem 4990 capstone course.

  Course by course assessments: view here


Assessment of the program is accomplished by using:

College of Science Senior Exit Survey: (

2010 Self-study view here and External Regents Review view here

Response to Regents review: view here

Degrees awarded (as reported to American Chemical Society) view here

Current positions of recent MS and PhD graduates from the department: (