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Department of Chemistry

Concentration in Materials (Bachelor of Science in Chemistry)

Students on Summer 2022, Fall 2022, or Spring 2023 requirements CHSMATCON


The concentration requires at least 8 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Advanced and Nanoscale Materials. One (1) course:
    • CHEM-C 321 Advanced and Nanoscale Materials
  2. Surface Analysis and Surface Chemistry. One (1) course:
    • CHEM-C 416 Surface Analysis and Surface Chemistry
  3. Advanced and Nanoscale Materials Laboratory. One (1) course:
    • CHEM-C 427 Advanced and Nanoscale Materials Laboratory
  4. Concentration GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. Concentration GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the concentration—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    2. Concentration Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the concentration.
    3. Concentration Upper Division Credit Hours. At least 8 credit hours in the concentration must be completed at the 300–499 level.

Concentration Area Courses

Courses that may apply toward the Credit Hours and GPA requirements in this academic program include all courses listed on the requirement course lists at the time the course was taken as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent.

Exceptions to and substitutions for concentration requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.