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Learning on a new level

Take your learning a step further by applying to the department of chemistry honors program. The program allows you to dive even deeper into the world of chemistry through challenging research projects and course work. Through rewarding learning experiences you’ll gain additional skills and knowledge useful for you career.

Eligibility

Open to students in all chemistry programs who meet the following requirements:

  • GPA of 3.50 or higher, both cumulative and in chemistry courses. Participation in a collaborative research project with a chemistry faculty member that results in:
  • A presentation at an off-campus research conference, and
  • Completion of CHEM 497 with a favorable review of the manuscript by the research adviser and at least two additional faculty members.

Chemistry honors requirements

  • Complete all requirements listed above. 
  • Complete the Departmental Honors Application that includes: the application form with required signatures, a transcript, and copies of the CHEM 497 manuscript and presentation abstract.
  • Forward the complete application to the Student Affairs Committee Chair by the date specified on the form. 
  • Note: Names of Departmental Honors graduates must be forwarded to the University Honors Program Director and Registrar at least three weeks prior to commencement.

First and foremost: Researcher completes first-ever University Honors thesis

University Honors student Nikki Weiss seized the opportunity to do research her freshman year. That first experience sparked a natural curiosity and led her to complete a Senior Honors thesis - the first in UWEC Honors history - in Forensic Anthropology.

Chemistry minor writes thesis

University Honors Program

UW-Eau Claire also has an award-winning University Honors Program. This program gives students interested in pushing their learning limits a chance to participate in challenging and rewarding courses.

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