CHEM 489

Directed Research in Chemistry

1-5 Undergraduate credits
Effective May 7, 2013 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This is a faculty designed independent study (FDIS) which provides students the opportunity to do independent research in the field of chemistry under the supervision of a resident chemistry faculty member. This course improves students problem solving, analytical, and reasoning skills. At the end of the course, students complete a research report that must be approved by the instructor. The number of credits will be decided by the faculty and the student.

Special information

Note: Instructor's permission required.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Become familiar with the terminology and literature commonly used in a specific field/area of chemistry.
  • Develop problem solving, numerical/computational, and mathematical skills.
  • Develop a familiarity with the common issues addressed within this field.
  • Demonstrate the conceptual and practical skills necessary to answer questions and solve problems in a specific field/area of chemistry.
  • Receive the necessary background to pursue research interests in related fields.

Summer 2019

Section Title Instructor
21 Directed Research in Chemistry Sinville, Ro Books Course details
22 Directed Research in Chemistry Dimick Gray, Sa Books Course details
23 Directed Research in Chemistry Daghigh, Ra Books Course details

Fall 2019

Section Title Instructor
21 Directed Research in Chemistry Dimick Gray, Sa Books Course details
22 Directed Research in Chemistry Sinville, Ro Books Course details
23 Directed Research in Chemistry Sinville, Ro Books Course details
24 Directed Research in Chemistry Sinville, Ro Books Course details

Spring 2020

Section Title Instructor
21 Directed Research in Chemistry Sinville, Ro Books Course details
22 Directed Research in Chemistry Dimick Gray, Sa Books Course details

Summer 2020

Section Title Instructor
21 Directed Research in Chemistry Staff Books Course details
22 Directed Research in Chemistry Staff Books Course details