Feb 06, 2023  
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog

Chemistry, M.S.


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The MS degree introduces students to critical thinking necessary to work independently in industrial settings & prepares you for a professional career. Provides classroom training, presentation & teaching skills along with professional development

Plan A (Thesis)


In addition to fulfilling the minimum university requirements, a student must take the Career Skills course (CHEM  5000) plus one 3 hour course in each of three of the four areas (inorganic, analytical, organic, and physical), excluding special topics and research courses. These courses must be graduate courses, 5000 and above.

One departmental seminar is required to be presented on the thesis research.

Additional Requirements


The M.S. committee consists of the student’s major professor and two other members. The M.S. Committee is responsible for advising the candidate concerning course work and research. The M.S. Committee is also responsible for the final examination of the candidate. In addition to a thesis, the M.S. candidate is also required to present a departmental seminar on the thesis topic.

A student must take the Career Skills course (CHEM 5000) plus one three-hour course in each of three of the four areas (inorganic, analytical, organic, and physical), excluding special topics and research courses. These courses must be graduate courses, 5000 and above. A student may also take nine credits of any combination of CHEM 5190, 5290, 5390, 5590, or 5790. One departmental seminar is required on the thesis research.

A student in a M.S. program who is in good standing with a grade point average equal to a B or greater may petition to transfer into the Ph.D. program upon approval of his/her M.S. committee and recommendation of the Graduate Committee.

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