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. 

Required Courses:

  • CHEM 5530 Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • CHEM 5845 Molecular Modeling and Drug Design

Elective courses:

Depending on application areas, (select 2 of the following):

  • CHEM 5010 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 5310 Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 5510 Computational Chemistry
  • CHEM 5580 Molecular Informatics
  • CHEM 5630 Programming for Data Analysis in the Physical Sciences
  • CHEM 5640 Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • CHEM 5810 Biochemistry I
  • CHEM 5815 Structural Biology of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Additional courses within the department (a minimum of 20 semester hours must be 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.