CHEM 450 Senior Research Capstone
5 credits, Fall and Spring
Provides an opportunity for the student to develop and conduct a scientific research project on campus. A minimum of 180 hours of laboratory work is required. Under the direction of a faculty mentor, each student performs independent and original research that is part of the faculty member's ongoing research program. Emphasis is on honing oral and written skills in the context of scientific inquiry. In February, invitations to apply are extended to all students who meet the prerequisites. Restricted to chemistry majors.
Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in a minimum of two upper-level chemistry courses; a grade of "C" or better in MATH 221; two evaluations by science faculty; and satisfactory completion of the School of the Sciences junior portfolio
Fees: Parking and printing fees may be required.