Graduate Studies

Chemistry
2014-2015

Please refer to the Chemistry graduate program section for information including departmental contact information, a list of graduate faculty members, program description, and course descriptions.

Requirements for Enrollment

Admission into an integrated program in Chemistry requires a minimum of an overall GPA and a major GPA of 3.25.  Applicants must submit official transcripts, three faculty letters of recommendation, and a statement of purpose and career goals.

Integrated Degree Program Description

Students in a Chemistry integrated program are allowed to use nine semester hours to satisfy both the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or Forensic Chemistry and the Master of Science in Chemistry. The requirement of four 500-level courses (12 s.h.) is waived for the students in the integrated program. All other degree requirements for the M.S. Chemistry program are in effect for the integrated degree program in Chemistry.

Integrated Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Master of Science in Chemistry
or
Bachelor of Science in Forensic Chemistry and Master of Science in Chemistry

I. Applied Chemistry Plan

CHEM 580 Seminar: 2 s.h.
CHEM 590 Internship: 10 s.h.
CHEM 591 Internship Report: 2 s.h.
Electives in cognate area: 8 s.h.
Directed Chemistry electives (includes up to 9 s.h. bridge courses from different sub-discipline area)10 s.h.

CHEM 401G/B Inorganic Chemistry III (4)
CHEM 416G/B Chemical Literature (1)
CHEM 442G/B Analytical Chemistry (4)
CHEM 463G/B Advanced Pharmacology (3)
CHEM 421G/B Biochemistry (4)
CHEM 422G/B Advanced Biochemistry (4)
CHEM 429G/B Biochemistry Topics (3)
CHEM 451G/B Applications of Forensic Chemistry (3)
CHEM 452G/B Forensic Toxicology and DNA Analysis (4)

TOTAL PROGRAM: 32 s.h.

II. Thesis Plan

CHEM 580 Seminar: 2 s.h.
CHEM 600 Research: 12 s.h.
CHEM 601 Thesis: 3 s.h.
Directed Chemistry Electives (to include up to 9 s.h. bridge courses from different sub-discipline area)15 s.h.

CHEM 401G/B Inorganic Chemistry III (4)
CHEM 416G/B Chemical Literature (1)
CHEM 442G/B Analytical Chemistry (4)
CHEM 463G/B Advanced Pharmacology (3)
CHEM 421G/B Biochemistry (4)
CHEM 422G/B Advanced Biochemistry (4)
CHEM 429G/B Biochemistry Topics (3)
CHEM 451G/B Applications of Forensic Chemistry (3)
CHEM 452G/B Forensic Toxicology and DNA Analysis (4)

TOTAL PROGRAM: 32 s.h.