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Course of Study

The following courses are required of all candidates for the Master of Science degree in Chemistry:

Course ID

Course Title


Chemistry 503 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 4
Chemistry 606 Advanced Physical Chemistry 3
Chemistry 610 Advanced Analytical Chemistry 3
Chemistry 621 Advanced Organic Chemistry I 3

In addition, degree candidates must select one of the following two options:

  1. An additional 19 graduate credits from among the courses offered by the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, for a total of 32 credits. Candidates must also submit an acceptable library research paper assigned by the Department. A comprehesive examination is not required.
  2. An additional six credits of registration in thesis research resulting in an acceptable thesis and 11 credits of graduate chemistry courses, for a total of 30 credits.