A laboratory investigation of some topic of current research interest in collaboration with a faculty member. The topic, is chosen by the student in consultation with the faculty mentor. Careful laboratory technique, critical evaluation of data, depth of specialized knowledge, independence and originality are cultivated. A written and oral defense before a board of Chemistry faculty and regular attendance at the departmental seminar series are required during each semester of enrollment. The Senior Project may spans two semesters, earning two credit hours in the first semester, and four credit hours in the second semester. A grade will be awarded for both semesters. Prerequisite: CHEM*584 or by permission of the intructor. Distribution Requirements: None.