Chemistry, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Advance to Candidacy: In addition to the coursework below,  students must successfully pass an oral exam.

Post-candidacy: Complete at least 12 credits of 899 Doctoral Dissertation Research and successfully defend your dissertation. 

At least 12 of the 21 credits of coursework must be in Chemistry or Biochemistry courses numbered 600 or higher.

Course Title Credits
Coursework requirements include:21
Professional Skills for New Graduate Students
Scientific Presentations
Seminar 1
Dissertation Research Requirements
CHEM899Doctoral Dissertation Research12
Total Credits33

One credit of CHEM889 can be counted towards the 21 credit requirement but only if that one credit is earned during the semester that the student presents a formal seminar.