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2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, M.S.: 30 units

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Offered by: College of Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

The curriculum matrix for the degree program may be found here. The curriculum matrix is the alignment of courses (curriculum) with the desired goals and student learning outcomes of the program. It shows what is taught and how these outcomes are achieved through the completion of the degree program.

The Master of Science degree in Chemistry provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles of chemistry and its application to solve advanced problems. This understanding will be gained through course work, seminar, independent study and research. The program is designed to provide the student with the necessary skills and techniques to reach the applicant’s particular objective, whether it is for a successful career in teaching or industry or to pursue further graduate work. The student in this program may pursue one of several fields of specialization that include analytical, inorganic, organic, physical chemistry and biochemistry.


Major Electives: 17 units

A minimum of 17 units selected from 5000-level CHM electives, 4000-level CHM electives (limited to 10 units), CHM 6990  (0 units), and CHM 6910  (limited to 3 units).

Culminating Experience: 6 units

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