Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry
This non-thesis degree, which prepares students for career opportunities in businesses utilizing chemical and/or biochemical processes and instrumentation, is open to students who have earned a bachelor=s degree in chemistry or biochemistry. It combines chemistry course work featuring advanced topics and hands-on use of modern instrumentation with business course work focused on problem-solving and decision-making and includes an internship. All students interested in the program must submit a complete application and transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate credits to the Office of Admissions (international students send these to the Aattention of International Admissions@). In addition, three letters of recommendation and a statement of scientific interests and career goals must be sent to the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department (U.S. students) or to the Office of Admissions/International Admissions (international students). Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at www.grad.uni.edu/admission.
The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program. A TOEFL score of 600 is required for international students who are non-native English speakers.
A minimum of 30 semester hours is required. A minimum of 18 hours of 200/6000-level course work is required.
Professional Science:.....15 hours
Electives from the following.....9 hours
Industrial Technology: 330:258.
Other courses with the permission of the P.S.M. Steering Committee.
1. Electives may include 200/6000-level chemistry and biochemistry courses beyond the required minimum 6 credit hours.
2. Any student who has not previously taken a biochemistry course must take 860:154 as an elective.