The Merit Workshops are designed for freshmen and sophomore science, mathematics and engineering students. They are found in general chemistry and organic chemistry.
Chemistry 199 Credit
Students attending merit workshops are required to be in class an additional 2 hours weekly and have additional class responsibility. Merit students register for Chem 199 (Independent Study) each semester they enroll in a merit workshop. Merit Chem 199 registration is through the program director only. A grade separate and independent of the chemistry course grade is earned for Chem 199. Student grades in Chem 199 are based on attendance, participation and preparation.