2015-2016 Catalog 
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2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, MSc

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The Master of Sciences (MSc) Chemistry Option is a research Master’s degree program offered with a thesis only option. It provides students with advanced courses in analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. Research areas include those above and environmental chemistry. The degree program is designed for students who desire a research degree and advanced course work.

Prospective students must meet the entrance requirements of The Graduate School  and of the Department of Chemistry.

Specifically, the applicant is expected to have a BA or BS degree with the equivalent of a chemistry major from an accredited institution, and show promise and ability to pursue advanced study and research in chemistry. Please consult with the department office for a complete program description, or contact the Master of Sciences Chemistry advisor, Dr. Allen Schoffstall.


Learning Outcomes, Chemistry, MSc

  • An increased knowledge of the theories and concepts in two major areas of chemistry, one of which being the student’s major area of emphasis
  • An understanding of and the ability to apply the fundamentals of research methodology and statistical analysis to the interpretation and evaluation of scientific data
  • The ability to communicate knowledge of chemistry both orally and in writing, including research reports
  • Complete a research project, write a thesis based on the project and defend the project before thesis committee

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