Students in the Honors College can use the senior capstone thesis toward both the Chemistry and Biochemistry degree and for the required Honors Thesis.
A minimum of two semesters of laboratory work (including a minimum of 6 units total of CHEM/BIOC 498(h) credit is required, which begins during a student’s penultimate semester.
Research advisors/mentors will assign grades after the completed Capstone/Thesis is submitted.
Undergraduate students in the honors program must produce a thesis before graduation.
Fall Graduates are required to present at a fall poster fair. At the end of the semester, honors students must submit their Senior Honors Thesis to the Honors College by the last day of classes.
The deadline to submit your thesis is usually one week before finals.
The additional subjects include: the operation of an investment organization, the investment process from setting objectives through execution and the exploration of venture capital investing with a focus on regional business opportunities.
The class schedule will include regular guest speakers of senior executives and investment experts.
The BIOC faculty advisor will only approve the thesis after they have read the document.
Once approved by the BIOC faculty advisor the thesis is turned in to CBC Advising office, OC 210. Students graduating in the spring and summer semesters are required to present a poster in spring, of their senior Capstone/Thesis at the Annual CBC Poster Fair Contest, a special presentation for undergraduate research and senior thesis presentations sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.