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Undergraduate Catalog | 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog | 2018-2019 Previous Edition

Chemistry, Honors Program

This program is intended primarily for chemistry majors. It is a research-oriented program. Details are available from the Department of Chemistry and the department’s website.

Program Requirements


Consideration for admission to the program may be initiated by the student or by any faculty member.  The Honors Committee of the Department of Chemistry will formally approve admission.  The student will formally enter the Honors Program at the beginning or halfway through the student’s Senior year; however, students should inquire about the Honors Program prior to the end of their Junior year.

Certification Requirements

To obtain Honors in Chemistry, a student must successfully complete at least three hours of CHEM 4900  at the Honors level, one semester of CHEM 4696  at the Honors level, and prepare and successfully defend an Honors thesis based on research.  The honors notation will appear on a student’s official transcript.