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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Chemistry


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Andrew T. Morehead, Chair, SZ 301Science and Technology Building

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Admission Requirements

Students enrolled at East Carolina University or transferring from other institutions who have a minimum 2.0 GPA and a minimum grade of C (2.0) in CHEM 1150 , CHEM 1151 , CHEM 1160 , CHEM 1161  and MATH 1065  may apply for admission as chemistry majors. Students who hold a baccalaureate degree qualify for admission to the chemistry degree program if they have completed comparable courses as described above with a minimum grade of C (2.0) as part of their first degree.

Chemistry Honors Program

The Department of Chemistry Honors Program provides an opportunity for outstanding chemistry majors to do intensive study and research in areas of special interest. A student desiring to enter the honors program must be a junior or senior majoring in chemistry, and possess a minimum GPA of 3.2 in all courses taken at East Carolina University as well as in all chemistry and cognate courses. Before participating in the honors program, students must notify the director of undergraduate studies chemistry and select a project supervisor from the chemistry faculty. Program participants are expected to select a topic mutual interest to both the student and project supervisor, research the topic through the scientific literature, and then conduct independent research on the topic. Upon completion of the research, the student must submit a detailed written research report and make an oral presentation on the honors project. Course requirements: CHEM 4103 ; a minimum of 5 h. research and/or independent study from: CHEM 4505 , CHEM 4506 , CHEM 4507 , CHEM 4515 , CHEM 4516 , CHEM 4517 .

Programs

    Bachelor’sMinorAccelerated

    Courses

      ChemistryChemistry Banked Courses

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