Complete the following admission requirements:
- Submit GRE General Test scores.
- If English is not your native language, submit scores from both the Test of Spoken English and the Test of Written English, as well as TOEFL scores. Requests, including justification, for exceptions to this requirement should be made to the chair of the department.
Minimum Requirements for Chemistry M.S. Degree: 30 credits
Optional Concentrations: Biochemistry and Neuroscience, Environmental Chemistry
|General University Requirements|
|Complete the general university requirements.|
|Master’s Degree Requirements|
|Complete the master’s degree requirements.|
|Chemistry Program Requirements|
|Complete any deficiencies concurrently with this degree.|
|Submit a written thesis proposal and pass an oral comprehensive examination centered on this proposal.|
|Complete and submit a research-based written thesis and pass an oral defense of thesis.|
|Complete two credits of advisory committee-approved seminar courses from the two seminar course choices below. 1||2|
|Research Presentation Techniques|
|Biochemical and Molecular Biology Seminar|
|Complete at least one semester of assisting in an undergraduate chemistry laboratory.|
|Complete 6-9 credits from relevant advisory-committee approved graduate-level courses or select one of the following concentrations||6-9|
Biochemistry and Neuroscience
|Complete 7-10 credits of courses approved by the advisory committee.||7-10|
|Thesis credits or credits from courses that are F400-level or higher. 2||6|
Students in the Biochemistry and Neuroscience concentration should take Biochemical and Molecular Biology Seminar and students in Environmental Chemistry concentration should take Research Presentation Techniques.
The minimum credits required is 30. The required M.S. course work above represents 18 credits. The minimum number of thesis credits required is 6. The remaining 6 credits can either be thesis credits or courses that are F400-level or higher.
|Complete 9 credits from the following list of core courses||9|
|Protein Structure and Function|
|Molecular Foundations of Gene Expression|
|Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience|
|Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics|
|Complete 6 credits from the following list of core courses:||6|
|Aquatic and Environmental Geochemistry|
|Environmental Fate and Transport|