Students majoring in chemistry are required to:
The Chemistry Major with Biochemistry Concentration:
Students choosing the biochemistry concentration within the chemistry major are required to:
WRITING IN THE MAJOR REQUIREMENT: For both the Chemistry major and the Chemistry major (with Biochemistry Concentration) students are required to communicate scientific ideas (written and oral) in a manner that meets international chemistry standards. Professional chemists give oral presentations, prepare written reports, submit grant proposals and publish results in scholarly journals. In fulfilling the writing requirement in the major, students will learn to: 1) write about scientific observations and conclusions in the style and format of an experienced chemist; 2) maintain a properly written laboratory notebook; 3) write formal laboratory reports in the format and style of a paper in a scholarly chemistry journal. Chemistry majors will complete the requirements for Writing in the Major upon the successful completion of the following Writing-Enhanced courses:, , or , and or .
Students planning to pursue graduate work should also take MA 202 . American Chemical Society certification is available for both of the above courses of study. Interested students should consult the department chair concerning any additional requirements.
CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS
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