Track 2: Synthesis and Measurement


Students in this track will learn how to prepare and characterize molecules and materials and how to measure their properties.

  • Take one of the following required courses:

  • CHEM 5010 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 5310 - Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Take one of the following required courses:

  • CHEM 5110 - Advanced Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 5221 Practical Applications for Spectroscopy
  • Take two of the following elective courses:

  • CHEM 5510 - Computational Chemistry
  • CHEM 5530 - Advanced Physical Chemistry
  • CHEM 5421 - Cannabis Chemistry
  • CHEM 5600 - Graduate Topics in Chemistry (course topic must match to the topic area of the track and be preapproved by the Graduate Program Director)
  • CHEM 5700 - Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 5810 - Graduate Biochemistry I
  • CHEM 5815 - Structural Biology of Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • CHEM 5845- Molecular Modeling and Drug Design
  • BIOE 5420 - Special Topics in Bioengineering (course topic must be preapproved by the Graduate Director)
  • CHEM 5010, CHEM 5110, CHEM 5221 or CHEM 5310 may be taken if not used as a required course above.   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 must be approved by the Graduate Program Director.