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2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
  Mar 29, 2023
2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry, M.S.

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Learning Outcomes

  •  Students will demonstrate diverse skills and knowledge within the realms of chemistry making them flexible and more marketable. 
  •  Students will demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills. 
  •  Students will demonstrate experimental design and problem solving skills necessary for the workplace. 

Degree Requirements (30 Hours)

Course Work

A candidate for the M.S. degree, while earning a minimum of 30 hours of course work beyond the baccalaureate degree, must complete:

Five 700-level courses

(CHEM 790, 791, 898, and 899 may not be used to satisfy this requirement.)

Present one divisional seminar

At least 6 credit hours of the following must be completed


The student must complete a combined research plan and an oral and written comprehensive exam, which consists of a summary of the thesis research plan and progress to date.

Detailed departmental degree requirements are outlined in Handbook for Graduate Students in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, which is available to enrolled students. An electronic copy can be requested from the graduate director.

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