Master of Science in Chemistry


First Year

18 credits in graduate courses distributed as follows:

12 credits in core graduate courses (6000 level)

6 elective credits (6000 or 8000 level)

Graduate Seminar Attendance (CHEM 8901-8902)
Research Teaching Assistantship (CHEM 6905-6906)
Selection of Research Advisor
Introduction to Graduate Research and
Group Meeting Attendance (January 1)

 

Summer (after First Year)

Qualifying Exams (pass a minimum of two)

Thesis Committee Selection

Graduate Research (CHEM 8999)

 

Second Year

3 course credits (principal study area - 8000 level)

Graduate Seminar Presentation (CHEM 8901-8902) (Tips on Presenting a Good Seminar)

Presentation of Research Work Plan (Second Semester) (Guidelines for the Presentation of Proposal A)

 

Third Year and Summer

Graduate Research

Thesis Seminar Presentation

Thesis Oral Defense

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The registration and attendance to graduate seminars (8901-8902) and group meetings each semester is an important requirement during the time the student is registered in the Graduate Program.

A graduate student, bonafide and full time, should complete all the requirements for the master’s degree in three years.