May 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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CHEM 495/4980 - Senior Thesis I (1 cr.)

Senior standing.

A capstone course. Each student selects a topic in his/her field of interest under the supervision of a faculty member. In this course, the student prepares an outline, assembles a bibliography, and develops a study plan under the supervision of the faculty advisor to be followed in preparing his/her project. The students are also expected to compose a theoretical background section that illustrates his/her knowledge of the range of equipment and techniques that will be used in obtaining and reporting the results of research. Each student is expected to deliver a seminar by the end of the semester that provides an overview of the research topic, anticipated outcomes and evaluation criteria.

When Offered
Offered in fall and spring.
May be substituted by a 400-level course in chemistry or other sciences with the approval of the department.

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