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UNCG Student Learning Outcomes

Nanoscience (PhD)


The mission of the Dept. of Nanoscience in the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) is to prepare students from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds to conduct basic and advanced research in Nanoscience in industrial, governmental or academic settings.

Learning Outcomes

Understand the Scope and Basis of Nanoscience
Students completing their first year of study in the program will understand the interdisciplinary foundations of nanoscience research and know how to interpret nanoscience-based research literature.

Written Communication Skills
Graduating students will demonstrate graduate-level writing skills.

Speaking Skills
Graduating students will demonstrate graduate-level speaking skills.

Enhanced Critical Thinking/Problem-solving Skills
Graduating students will understand, interpret, and design research hypotheses, experiments, and analyses.

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