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  Jun 12, 2024
 
2009-2010 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
  
2009-2010 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry, Ph.D.


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Degree Requirements Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry 
Learning Outcomes College of Arts and Sciences 

Degree Requirements

A Ph.D. candidate, while earning a minimum of 60 hours of course work beyond the baccalaureate degree, must complete:


Five 700-level courses


(CHEM 790, 791, 798, 799, 898, and 899 may not be used to satisy this requirement.)

Present two divisional seminars


At least 12 credit hours of the following must be completed:


Note


The student must complete a combined research plan and oral comprehensive exam, which consists of a summary of the dissertation research plan and progress to date. After this, the student must complete a combined research proposal and written comprehensive exam, consisting of an idea for original research.

Detailed departmental degree requirements are outlined in Handbook for Graduate Students in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, which is available to enrolled students. An electronic copy can be requested from the graduate director.

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