2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    Sep 22, 2019  
2016-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Materials Chemistry, Ph.D.

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Requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy

Candidates for the degree Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Chemistry are to plan their programs in accordance with the requirements listed below.

A. Required (Core) Courses: 4 courses, 3 credits each

2. Organic Chemistry

3. Analytical Chemistry

One of the following two courses:

4. Inorganic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, or Biochemistry

One of the following three courses:

B. Electives: 12 Credits

Two courses from CM listing and two courses from CM, BE, BT or CBE listings.

C. Seminar (3 semesters): 4.5 Credits

D. Chemical Literature: 1.5 Credits

E. Chemical Colloquium: 0 Credits

F. Chemical Laboratory Safety: 0 Credits

G. Thesis Research: 45 Credits (minimum)

H. The Rest (if any) are Electives

Up to 9 credits (from CM, BE, BT, or CBE listings).

Total: 75 Credits

Students must pass a comprehensive qualifying examination in chemistry and present a doctoral dissertation. The qualifying exam is given once a year. Additional details on the qualifying examination should be obtained from the graduate adviser. Each candidate for the doctorate must complete a minimum of 75 credits of academic work past the bachelor’s degree, including a minimum of 45 credits of dissertation research. At least 36 credits of research must be taken beyond MS thesis and at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. A minimum of 30 graduate course credits beyond the bachelor’s degree (not including PhD or MS thesis credits) are required in chemistry and related subjects, of which at least 12 must be taken at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. If the courses transferred from another institution do not include all four core courses, the missing core courses must be taken at NYU Tandon. The remaining courses to satisfy the doctoral degree are selected in consultation with the student’s adviser.

Candidates must have an overall B average in the core courses as well as in the core and elective courses (excluding seminar, chemical literature and thesis).

Students must be in continuous attendance at the departmental colloquia (CM-GY 9710 ).

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