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Doctor of Philosophy Chemistry

  • Professors Pietraß, Werbelow
  • Associate Professor Heagy
  • Assistant Professors Ewing, Kornienko, Pullin, Steelant, Wingenter
  • (Chair of the Department), Zhang
  • Adjunct Faculty: Bruyneel, Buckley, Fukushima, Schwab, Tierney
  • Emeritus Professors: Brandvold, Brower, Hatch, C. Popp

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry

Students of exceptional ability may pursue a program leading to the doctoral degree. The prospective doctoral candidate will develop a broad background in chemistry and related fields and prove his ability to do independent research. An early assessment of the student’s ability is achieved in the candidacy examination to be completed by the end of the second year. Research fields appropriate for the Ph.D. candidate are all major areas of chemistry. Current specializations include atmospheric, environmental, medicinal, pharmaceutical, theoretical, and green chemistry, as well as spectroscopic techniques. Interdisciplinary programs with other science departments, such as physics or biology, can be pursued.

No Prior Master’s Degree

A minimum of 72 semester hours is required. These hours should be distributed as follows:
 
Coursework: 48 cr hrs
  • 500-level chemistry courses 21 cr hrs minimum
  • CHEM 501 plus three courses chosen from any three of the following five groupings: CHEM 513 or 526; CHEM 521 or 523; CHEM 524 or 525; CHEM 531 or 532; CHEM 545 or 546. CHEM 500, 529, 530, 581, 590 cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  • CHEM 529, 530 (Seminar) 4 cr hrs
  • CHEM 581 (Directed Study) 6 cr hrs maximum
  • 400-level chemistry courses 3 cr hrs maximum
  • 400- and 500-level courses from 6 cr hrs another department
  • Dissertation (CHEM 595): 24 credit hours
For Ph.D. students with no prior M.S. degree, the Ph.D. degree should be completed within six calendar years of the first registration.

Prior Master’s Degree in Chemistry

A minimum of 42 additional credit hours is required. Students with M.S. degrees other than in chemistry will be considered on an
individual basis. In recommending courses to be taken, the student’s M.S. coursework will be considered. In most cases, the hours
should be distributed as follows:
 
Coursework: 18 cr hrs
 
  • 500-level chemistry courses 12 cr hrs minimum
  • CHEM 501 plus three courses chosen from any three of the following five groupings: CHEM 513 or 526; CHEM 521 or 523; CHEM 524 or 525; CHEM 531 or 532; CHEM 545 or 546. CHEM 500, 529, 530, 581, 590 cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  • CHEM 529, 530 (Seminar) 3 cr hrs
  • CHEM 581 (Directed Study) 3 cr hrs maximum
  • 400-level chemistry courses unlimited
  • 400- and 500-level courses from 6 cr hrs maximum another department
  • Dissertation (CHEM 595) 24 cr hrs Students entering the Ph.D. program with a master’s degree in chemistry must pass the entrance examinations.
The requirements for a Ph.D. degree should be completed within four calendar years of the date of the first registration after completion of the M.S. degree. 
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