Nov 28, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
Graduate Catalog 2021-22 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Arts in Chemistry (CHAM)


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The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Chemistry, is a non-thesis option is aimed at students who do not wish to, or are unable to, pursue laboratory research. The M.A. in Chemistry is a non-thesis program that permits students to design programs of study, in consultation with the program advisor, that are compatible with the individual’s goals and ambitions. The program is intended to be flexible; elective course work may be drawn from Chemistry, Science Education, Business, Geological and Environmental Sciences or Biological Sciences, among others.

Admission Requirements

The admission requirements are the same as those prescribed by the Graduate College. Application must be made both to the Office of Admissions, Graduate Admissions; and to the Department of Chemistry. Prospective students are required to take the GRE general test. International students may be asked to take a test of spoken English proficiency based upon application materials and references. Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources should accompany the application. Application materials, including GPA, official transcripts, GRE scores and letters of recommendation will be used in the determination of admission. Financial support through the Chemistry Department is NOT available to students in this program.

Program Requirements


1. Complete a minimum of 30 hours of graduate course work with at least 15 hours at the 6000-level or above.


2. A total of eighteen credit hours in Chemistry are required from the list of courses provided below, including compulsory core courses.


Among electives, students must take a minimum of six credit hours in Chemistry at the 6000-level from the following list of eligible courses. Remaining 6000-level courses (minimum of nine credit hours) can be taken based on the field of interest from Chemistry, Science Education, Business, Geological and Environmental Sciences or Biological Sciences, among others.

3. Hours may include satisfactory completion of:


4. Students should complete the literature seminar requirement.


5. Students are strongly encouraged to attend weekly departmental seminars.


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