Catalogue 2017 - 2018

CHEM 240 Research Projects in Chemistry


1-3 cr.


CHEM 106, sophomore standing, a minimum GPA of 3.00, and permission of the instructor.

Course Description

Research Project courses provide students with an opportunity to explore, in the chemistry laboratory, topics that go beyond what is normally covered in their coursework as well as help develop good laboratory and research skills. In addition to the specific goals of the project, this course will focus on accurate record keeping, acquiring basic gravimetric and volumetric technique, and laboratory safety.

The project may be a more detailed investigation of a course topic or one that is independent of specific course content. The research topic may be proposed by either the instructor or the student; but, ultimately, the specific topic must be clearly defined and agreed upon by both.