Chemistry - PhD

PhD students must complete a minimum of 60 hours of courses which will include 4 of the top 5 required core courses listed below.

Chemistry (PhD)
3 Credits in CHEM 77503
6 Credits in CHEM 79506
CHEM 8990Research and Dissertation10
41 Credits in @ 6000-899941
Total Hours60

By the end of the second semester, PhD students must submit a plan of study which details the courses which will be taken. This is done with the assistance of the major professor and with the consent of the student's advisory committee. The rest of the courses usually are taken in the major area. Directed study, CHEM 7930, may be taken for a maximum of 15 hours. Students must pass the written and oral general examination. Students must orally present their research and defend their dissertations in the final oral examination.