Goals & Objectives

Department of Chemistry Goals & Objectives


Creighton University
Department of Chemistry
Phone: 402.280.2813
Fax: 402.280.5737

  • Students will appreciate chemistry for its intrinsic aesthetic value.
  • Students will understand the ways chemists describe and model the behavior and properties of matter.
  • Students will have knowledge of the fundamental principles and contemporary practices of chemistry, and will be able to use them to investigate, explain, and predict new phenomena.
  • Students will be aware of the application of scientific principles, particularly those of chemistry, to societal issues.
  • The Department faculty will be a community of teacher/scholars.
  • The Chemistry Department will be a scholarly community in which faculty, staff, and students actively participate, in both formal and informal venues. The Department of Chemistry will be an active participant in the scientific community beyond the department.
  • Students will behave in an ethical manner.
  • Students will develop a commitment to a life of learning.