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CHEM 489. Undergraduate Research in Chemistry

Credits: 1-4
Department: Chemistry
Description: A laboratory investigation of a research problem in chemistry. May be repeated to a maximum of 16 credits. Max of 5 credits allowed toward a chemistry major. Minimum 3 lab hours per week for 1 credit (or consent of instructor).
Prerequisites: CHEM 391 (C- or better)
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Conduct scientific literature searches, procure research articles through the library, read, interpret and extract information from journal articles relevant to the assigned research project.
2. Design experimental procedures, conduct laboratory experiments independently in a research laboratory environment and collect experimental data.
3. Interpret results, reach conclusions, and generate new research ideas based on results.
4. Present research results and conclusions professionally, and write comprehensive report(s) of the quality expected of by ACS for a graduating chemistry or biochemistry major.

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