Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

CHEM 492 - UNDERGRADUATES HONORS RESEARCH

Long Title: UNDERGRADUATE HONORS RESEARCH
Department: Chemistry
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Research
Credit Hours: 5
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 391
Description: The 1st half of the Honors Research Program. CHEM 492 and CHEM 493 function as a pair and must be taken in the same academic year. Registration for CHEM 492 requires a commitment to register for CHEM 493. Requirements include at least 15 hours of laboratory research per week and written and/or oral progress reports. The sequence will culminate in the completion of a thesis (research report) in the spring term. Instructor permission required; for approved students only. Applications must be submitted to the course instructor February 1 - August 1. Students are encouraged to apply early. Students who complete the Chemistry Honors Research Program are given primary consideration for "Distinction in Research and Creative Work," a university award for select undergraduates, chosen by the department and granted at commencement, which appears on the transcript and diploma. Ordinarily offered Fall term. Instructor Permission Required.