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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, MS


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A minimum of 30 s.h. of graduate work is required, including the completion of a thesis (thesis option) or a major research project (nonthesis option and professional science master’s concentration option).

Note:


These courses can be waived on a course-by-course basis if a student has taken an equivalent course and demonstrates proficiency in that area.

2. Electives - 6-15 s.h.


(Choose one option from below.)

a. Thesis option - 6 s.h.


The thesis option requires 6 s.h. of electives in chemistry or in other natural sciences or mathematics approved by the faculty advisor.

b. Nonthesis option - 9 s.h.


The nonthesis option requires an additional elective course, bringing the requirement to 9 s.h. of electives in chemistry or in other natural sciences or mathematics approved by the faculty advisor.  Nonthesis students may substitute 6 s.h. of research for 3 s.h. of the elective coursework.

c. Professional science master's concentration option - 15 s.h.


The professional science master’s concentration option requires 6 s.h. of electives, plus 9 s.h. of professional skill component courses from the following:

3. Seminar requirement - 2 s.h.


4. Research skills - 4-13 s.h.


(Choose one option from below.)

5. Thesis or research project - 3 s.h.


Students must either write a thesis or complete a research project under the direction of a member of the graduate faculty.

(Choose one option from below.)

a. Thesis option - CHEM 7000 (minimum of 3 s.h.)


b. Nonthesis option - CHEM 6998 (minimum of 3 s.h.)


c. Professional science master's concentration option - CHEM 6998 (minimum of 3 s.h.)


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