The Department of Chemistry provides a broad range of subjects, courses and opportunity for independent research at the master’s level. Programs are designed to provide suitable preparation for PhD programs, community college & public school teaching, governmental and industrial employment, and for research.
Chemistry laboratories are equipped for research in physical, organic, inorganic, biological, and analytical chemistry. Modern chemical instrumentation includes NMR, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, atomic absorption, and time-of-flight & ion mobility mass spectrometers; gas and liquid chromatographs; high temperature and/or pressure reactors; an ultracentrifuge; a cold room; and standard laboratory instruments.
Program of Graduate Work
Master of Science in Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry offers a thesis and non-thesis Master of Science degree including professional tracks in Chemical Education and Chemical Business.
Admission to a graduate program is granted by the Dean of the Graduate School upon the recommendation of the department. Applicants must meet the following requirements for admission in addition to meeting the general university requirements in Chemistry.
Successful completion of the Comprehensive Exam is required of all students.
Note: Individual departments may reserve the right to dismiss from their programs students who, in their judgment, would not meet the professional expectations of the field for which they are training.
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B.S., Ph.D., University of Sussex.
B.A., Columbia Union College; Ph.D., Howard University.
Ben W. L. Jang
B.S., National Taiwan University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington.
BS., Zhejiang University, China, Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences
B.S., Ph.D., Texas Tech University.
Thomas P. West
B.S., Purdue University; M.S., Ph.D., Texas A&M University-College Station