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CHE 493 Independent Research

Below is the process to follow in order to be registered for Mentored Research (CHE 493). The process described is completely electronic and should be completed before November 30th (Spring enrollment) or April 30th (Fall enrollment).

  • The research mentor and independent research student discuss the parameters of their independent research including the number of units the independent research student will enroll in.
  • The research mentor provides all their research students with the same Independent Study Topic for the form. This ensures that all research students with the same research mentor will be placed in the same section of CHE 493. For example, Dr. Hirsh’s research students might use the Independent Study Topic “Transfection of a marine alga”. Note that the Independent Study Topic must be 30 characters or fewer in length.
  • The independent research student will complete the online Independent Research Form:

Independent Research Form – CHE 493

  • The electronic form will be received by the Assistant Dean for the School of Science for additional processing.