Chemistry Graduate Student Handbook

Welcome to the University of Connecticut Chemistry Graduate Program

The Chemistry Department graduate curriculum is presented in the following pages. You will also find a summary of the requirements for a graduate degree in Chemistry with a typical timeline.

The general requirements for all students studying for the Ph.D. degree are:

  • successful completion of a series of courses in the first two years,
  • completion of a second year progress report,
  • completion of the oral general exam by the end of the third year, and
  • writing and defending a dissertation representing a significant contribution to ongoing research in the candidate’s field.

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