Master of Science

The M.S. program normally requires two years to complete. Students must pass a preliminary oral exam, write a thesis based on original research he or she has conducted, and present an oral defense of the thesis.

At least five graded graduate courses are required. A minimum of 30 semester hours must be completed. At least 2 semester hours must be earned in courses numbered 600 or above and a minimum of 6 hours in CHM 700 (research).