Requirements

Students who are interested in being part of the HCP must meet the following criteria:

  • Must maintain high academic and ethical standards
  • Must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, and a Chemistry major GPA of at least 3.3
  • Must take at least two semesters of Honors Directed Independent Study (CHM 4915, a minimum of 2 credits in total)
  • Complete a minimum of 1 upper-level Honors compact courses:
    •    Environmental Chemistry (CHM 3080)
    •    Quantitative Analysis (CHM 3120)
    •    Introduction to Physical Chemistry (CHM 3400)
    •    Physical Chemistry 1 (CHM 3410)
    •    Physical Chemistry 2 (CHM 3411)
    •    Inorganic Chemistry (CHM 3609)
    •    Structural Biochemistry (CHM 4350)
    •    Bioanalytical Instrumentation (CHM 4139)
    •    Organic Chemistry 3 (CHM 4220)
    •    Materials Chemistry (CHM 4714)
    •    Biochemistry 1 (BCH 3033)
    •    Biochemistry 2 (BCH 3034)
    •    Advanced Biochemistry (BCH 4035)

 

  • Must take Honors Chemical Literature (CHM 3060, 1 credit hour).
  • Must take Honors Thesis in Chemistry (CHM 4972, 2 credit hours) in their last semester before graduation.
  • Must have a total of 9 Honors Credits to graduate with Honors in Chemistry.