MS Chemistry Molecular Modelling Track

Track 3: Molecular Modeling

Students in this track will learn fundamental principles and modern techniques in computer modeling and apply the acquired knowledge to solve practical problems in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, and material sciences. 

Complete the following required course:

  • CHEM 5845 Molecular Modeling and Drug Design (3 credits)

Complete one of the following two courses:

  • CHEM 5530 Advanced Physical Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 5510 Computational Chemistry (3 credits)

Complete at least two of the following elective courses, for a total of at least 12 credits in Molecular Modeling Track courses:

  • CHEM 5010 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 5310 Advanced Organic Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 5510 Computational Chemistry (3 credits) (if not used for the requirement above)
  • CHEM 5580 Molecular Informatics (2 credits)
  • CHEM 5600 Graduate Topics in Chemistry (1-3 credits) (Course topic must match the topic area of the track and be pre-approved by the Graduate Program Director)
  • CHEM 5630 Programming for Data Analysis in the Physical Sciences (1 credit)
  • CHEM 5640 Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry and Biochemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 5810 Graduate Biochemistry I (4 credits)
  • CHEM 5815 Structural Biology of Neurodegenerative Diseases (3 credits)

Additional courses within the department (a minimum of 20 semester hours must be lecture/lab courses in Chemistry) and in other departments can be used to complete the total of 30 credits required for the degree. Course selections outside of the department and not on the above elective list must be approved by the Graduate Program Director.