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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Chemistry Major, MS


Requirements

The requirements for the MS with a major in chemistry consist of the satisfactory completion of the following requirements.

  • Research and a thesis to give 6 to 12 credit hours of graduate credit in CHEM 500 .
  • Required participation in seminar (CHEM 501 ) at the beginning of the period of graduate study until 3 credit hours of satisfactory credit has been obtained.
  • Prescribed courses based on performance on diagnostic examinations.
  • Sufficient graduate course work in chemistry (at the 400-level or above) and/or a related field to make an overall total of 30 credit hours, including one of the following sequences – CHEM 510 -CHEM 511 -CHEM 513 , three of CHEM 530 -CHEM 531 -CHEM 532 -CHEM 533 , CHEM 550 -CHEM 551 -CHEM 552 , CHEM 570 -CHEM 572 -CHEM 573  or CHEM 590 -CHEM 594 -CHEM 595 . At least 14 credit hours of this graduate course work must be at the 500-level or above.
  • A final oral examination.