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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Chemistry Honors


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Program Coordinator: Allison Danell (591 Science and Technology Building; 252-328-9766; danella@ecu.edu)

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.

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