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Master Course Syllabus · Natural Sciences · Chemistry - CHEM

Academic Cooperative

  • Master Course Syllabus 2013
  • Section ALL
  • 2 Credits
  • 01/01/2013 to 08/31/2013
  • Modified 08/05/2019

Meeting Times

Contact Information


1 lecture and 2 lab hours per week; 48 total contact hours. Credit: 2 semester hours.

A student-centered instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on experience in chemistry under supervision of a faculty mentor. This course may be repeated once for credit.


Prerequisite: Eight hours of college-level chemistry courses with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and the approval of the instructor or 4 hours of college-level chemistry with a grade of “A” while taking the second 4 hours of chemistry concurrently.

Core Curriculum Statement

This course is not a core curriculum course.


  1. Demonstrate the ability to carry out independent research using appropriate methodologies.
  2. Communicate results in a scientific manner.


To be determined based on the nature of the agreed upon research.

Course Requirements

All sections of this course regardless of location or modality will include:

  1. A laboratory notebook or portfolio will be assembled documenting the progress and results of the student’s investigation.
  2. An oral or written report detailing the results of the student’s investigation.


The following are required components of a student’s final grade.

  1. The portfolio or laboratory notebook will account for a minimum of 60% of the final grade.
  2. An oral or written presentation of the student’s work will account for a minimum of 10% of the final grade.

Blinn College Policies

All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

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