By the time of graduation, the students will demonstrate:
|1||communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in writing and in person.|
1.1 plan and organize communications according to the purpose and the audiences.
1.2 use proper language and style suitable to the assignment.
1.3 demonstrate the practice of good technical writing.
|2||apply basic mathematical, physical, and chemical concepts to the performance of assigned tasks.|
2.1 assess mathematical strategies (including models, geometric representations or formulas, elementary algebraic equations,descriptive statistical methods, and mathematical reasoning) for suitability and effectiveness.
2.2 execute mathematical operations necessary to implement selected strategies.
2.3 estimate probable answers.
2.4 use calculators or appropriate technical instruments to perform mathematical operations accurately.
2.5 check for errors in numerical answers and the appropriate fit between problems and answers.
|3||interact with others in groups or teams that contribute to the effective working relationships.|
3.1 establish strategies to accomplish the identified tasks.
3.2 identify roles for each member of the team.
3.3 treat team members equitably and fairly.
3.4 employ techniques intended to bring about the resolution of conflicts.
3.5 assess the group's progress regularly and make adjustments required to accelerate the program.
|4||understand the importance of occupational health, safety, and environmental law; legislation and regulations; established policies and procedures; and ethical principles.|
4.1 demonstrate their knowledge of, and know how to apply, health and safety legislation, and recognize their role in accident prevention.
4.2 analyze a workplace area and initiate action to handle unsafe or hazardous situations.
4.3 apply ethical reasoning to resolve social, contractual, and environmental issues, and determine their impact on the project.
4.4 demonstrate their knowledge of safe working practices and have the ability to apply them in a laboratory environment.
4.5 understand the professional code of ethics of the provincial association or technical society.
|5||obtain and analyze data; prepare reports, plans, specifications, sketches, graphics, drawings, or other technical documentations.|
5.1 analyze and interpret data, using systematic approaches to problem solving and decision-making
5.2 prepare schematic diagrams appropriate to the discipline.
5.3 prepare sketches and/or drawings in accordance with discipline standards, formats, symbols, and reference systems.
5.4 determine the appropriate source and type of data required, and develop appropriate strategies for data collection.
|6||use computer hardware and software necessary to the performance of tasks relevant to the chemical technology field.|
6.1 determine when computers or other technology can be used to enhance productivity, complete a task, solve a problem, perform research, or create a product.
6.2 manage computer file systems.
6.3 use internet technologies to transfer, research, and retrieve information.
|7||conduct basic manual and instrumental quantitative analyses and tests, using prescribed laboratory procedures.|
7.1 use prescribed techniques for the collection, preparation, and analysis of samples.
7.2 use standard laboratory equipment to perform laboratory operations.
7.3 prepare solutions and dilutions using appropriate concentration units and conversions.
7.4 report quantitative and qualitative results in the required format. use spectrometric, electrometric, and chromatographic instrumental techniques; and their associated data reduction systems and perform basic calculations related to instrumental analysis.
|8||prepare organic and inorganic compounds, using standard synthetic and purification procedures.|
8.1 follow established synthetic procedures.
8.2 use standard separation and purification methods, such as distillation, crystallization, preparatory chromatography, and extraction.
8.3 confirm the purity and identity of a product or products, using established or stated procedures.
8.4 calculate the yield of the process.
|9||perform quality control procedures and routine statistical calculations to report the results of analyses and tests.|
9.1 calculate the mean, median, mode, standard deviation, and coefficient of variation.
9.2 perform comparative-analysis statistical tests.
9.3 use stipulated calibration and statistical calculations to meet quality-assurance and quality-control requirements and criteria.
9.4 construct and use quality control charts.