Dec 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Thesis Option

Degree Requirements

Students should refer to the departmental program brochures for the specific details for each degree program. The following information is a brief overview of the various degree options.

Option Requirements (32 Hours)

Satisfactory completion of:

  1. Twenty-six hours of approved graduate coursework selected from 6000 and 8000-level courses. Eight of the 26 hours may be taken in a related field or fields (upon approval). Two hours of CHEM 8800  are required. CHEM 8910 - Directed Research in Chemistry  in Chemistry may be used (1-15 hours).
  2. Minimum of six hours of CHEM 8999 - Thesis Research .
  3. Proficiency in a foreign language (French, German, or Russian) or in an approved research skill.
  4. A general examination.
  5. A thesis.
  6. A thesis defense.