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105

CHEM 105. Introduction to Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:3
A terminal elementary course covering in-depth selected topics, which may vary from year to year. Satisfies science requirement for Bachelor of Arts students not majoring in science or engineering. Not open to students who have taken CHEM 160. Prerequisite: seniors by permission only.

160

CHEM 160. Introduction to Environmental Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:3
One semester terminal course in chemistry. Basic chemical concepts as they relate to chemical behavior, toxicity, and effects in the environment. Case studies are used to illustrate concepts. Satisfies laboratory science requirement for Bachelor of Arts students not majoring in science or engineering. Laboratory will emphasize techniques used for environmental analysis. Not open to students who have taken CHEM 201, CHEM 202, or CHEM 211. Prerequisite: seniors by permission only.

201

CHEM 201. General Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:3,Other:5
Fundamental principles in inorganic chemistry. Atomic structure, bonding, equilibrium, kinetics, etc. Laboratory experiments are both qualitative and quantitative. CHEM 201 is a prerequisite for CHEM 202. Credit not normally given for both CHEM 201 and CHEM 221 nor is credit normally given for CHEM 202 and CHEM 221 or CHEM 231.

202

CHEM 202. General Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:3,Other:4
Fundamental principles in inorganic chemistry. Atomic structure, bonding, equilibrium, kinetics, etc. Laboratory experiments are both qualitative and quantitative. CHEM 201 is a prerequisite for CHEM 202. Credit not normally given for both CHEM 201 and CHEM 221 nor is credit normally given for CHEM 202 and CHEM 221 or CHEM 231.

211

CHEM 211. Organic Chemistry I. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:4,Other:5
First-year, first-semester course for students majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, and biology. Bonding and structure in organic compounds, resonance, organic acid/base reactions, basic nomenclature, conformational analysis, stereochemistry, properties and reactions of functional groups. Prerequisite: high school chemistry or equivalent.

212

CHEM 212. Organic Chemistry II. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:4,Other:5
A continuation of CHEM 211 with focus on properties and reactions of functional groups, synthesis, and spectroscopic analysis. Prerequisite: CHEM 211.

221

CHEM 221. Inorganic Chemistry I. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:2,Other:4
Introduction to structures, bonding theories, and reactivity of inorganic systems. Introductory thermodynamics and kinetics. Emphasizes hands-on, experiential learning in workshops and laboratory. Prerequisite: CHEM 212 or permission of the instructor.

222

CHEM 222. Accelerated General Chemistry: Inorganic. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:5
Atomic structure and introductory quantum mechanics. Molecular structure and theories of bonding. Introductory thermodynamics and kinetics. Introduction to coordination chemistry. Laboratory: introduction to quantitative techniques. Prerequisite: Chemical Engineering students. All others by permission of the instructor.

231

CHEM 231. Analytical Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:5
Chemical equilibrium and modern analysis with an emphasis on acid-base systems, solubility, metal ion determinations, electroanalytical chemistry, spectrophotometry, and separation methods. Prerequisite: CHEM 221 or CHEM 222.

2NT

CHEM 2NT. Chemistry Non-traditional Study. 1-2 Credits.

Offered Fall, Spring, Summer; Lecture hours:Varies,Other:Varies
Nontraditional study in chemistry. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

304

CHEM 304. X-ray Crystallography. .5-1 Credits.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:Varies,Other:Varies
Independent Study. Symmetry (point, plane, and space groups) diffraction (reciprocal space, precession photographs, automated data collection)and structural solution (Patterson Maps, Electron Density Maps, Refinement). Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

313

CHEM 313. Synthetic Organic Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3
Modern synthetic organic chemistry, with examples involving complex natural products. Application of organic mechanism, synthetic strategy, and advanced transformations to total synthesis. Prerequisite: CHEM 212.

314

CHEM 314. Mechanistic Organic Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:4,Other:2
Thermal and kinetic aspects of organic reactions are discussed along with the effect of substituents, solvents, and stereochemistry on reaction pathways. Qualitative molecular orbital theory of organic compounds is covered in depth. Weekly problem sessions are held. Prerequisites: CHEM 211 and CHEM 212.

317

CHEM 317. Special Topics in Organic Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:4; Repeatable
Available by independent study. Prerequisites: CHEM 212 and permission of the instructor.

322

CHEM 322. Inorganic Chemistry II. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:4
Survey course in modern inorganic chemistry covering transition metal, coordination, organometallic, and bioinorganic chemistry. Laboratory will consist of synthetic and physical measurements as well as the manipulation of air sensitive materials. Prerequisite: CHEM 231.

327

CHEM 327. Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:4; Repeatable
Topics vary. Available by independent study. Prerequisite: CHEM 221.

332

CHEM 332. Analytical Chemistry II. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:4
Theory and practice of techniques of instrumental analysis including spectrophotometry, fluorescence, mass spectrometry, atomic absorption, chromatography, capillary electrophoresis, and dynamic electrochemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 231.

337

CHEM 337. Special Topics in Analytical Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:4
Available by independent study. Prerequisite: CHEM 231 and permission of the instructor.

340

CHEM 340. Biological Physical Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:6
Introduction to physical chemistry for life science students, with emphasis on thermodynamics, hydrodynamics and spectroscopy. Not open to B.S. chemistry majors. Prerequisites: CHEM 231, MATH 201, and PHYS 211. MATH 202 and PHYS 212 are recommended.

341

CHEM 341. Physical Chemistry I. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:5
Introductory physical chemistry with emphasis on thermodynamics, kinetics and electrochemistry. Prerequisites: CHEM 231, MATH 211, and PHYS 212. Not open to engineering majors.

342

CHEM 342. Physical Chemistry II. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:5
Introductory physical chemistry with emphasis on quantum mechanics, structure and bonding, molecular spectroscopy and statistical mechanics. The customized laboratory experience will emphasize applications of spectroscopy and computational methods. Prerequisite: CHEM 341.

343

CHEM 343. Physical Chemistry for Engineers. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:3,Other:1
Introductory physical chemistry for engineers, with emphasis on thermodynamics, chemical kinetics and electrochemistry. Prerequisites: CHEM 231, MATH 211, PHYS 211. Only open to engineering majors.

347

CHEM 347. Special Topics in Physical Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:4
Available by independent study. Prerequisites: CHEM 231 and permission of the instructor.

351

CHEM 351. Biochemistry I. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:4,Other:1
Introduction to biological chemistry with emphasis on the structure and function of proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and nucleic acids, kinetics and mechanisms of enzymes, bioenergetics, and metabolism. Prerequisites: CHEM 212 and either CHEM 231 or CHEM 202.

352

CHEM 352. Biochemistry II. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:4,Other:1
Advanced topics in protein structure and function, protein folding, enzyme mechanisms, electron transport and free-energy coupling mechanisms, biosynthesis, metabolic regulation, and supramolecular assemblies. Prerequisite: CHEM 351 or permission of the instructor.

357

CHEM 357. Special Topics In Biochemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Either Fall or Spring; Lecture hours:3,Other:1
Structure/function relationships and dynamics of biomolecules. Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

358

CHEM 358. Biochemical Methods. 1 Credit.

Offered Spring Semester Only; Lecture hours:2,Other:6
A course in laboratory techniques including cell fractionation, protein, and nucleic acid analysis. Spectrophotometry, chromatography, centrifugation, electrophoresis, and mass spectrometry are emphasized. Prerequisites: BIOL 205 and CHEM 351 and permission of the instructor. Crosslisted as BIOL 340.

360

CHEM 360. Advanced Environmental Chemistry. 1 Credit.

Offered Fall Semester Only; Lecture hours:4
Chemistry of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere. Natural processes and anthropogenic effects will be discussed. Prerequisite: CHEM 231 or permission of the instructor.

371

CHEM 371. Senior Seminar. .25 Credits.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:1; Repeatable
Formal oral presentations on current research will be given by students, faculty and visiting scientists. Prerequisites: participation in an approved research project or independent study for seniors or second term juniors only.

375

CHEM 375. Undergraduate Research. .5-2 Credits.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:Varies,Other:Varies; Repeatable
Original investigations in analytical, biological, organic, physical, environmental or inorganic chemistry.

376

CHEM 376. Undergraduate Research. .5-2 Credits.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:Varies,Other:Varies; Repeatable
Original investigations in analytical, biological, organic, physical, environmental or inorganic chemistry.

385

CHEM 385. Seminar. .5 Credits.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:2; Repeatable
Topics vary.

386

CHEM 386. Seminar. .5 Credits.

Offered Both Fall and Spring; Lecture hours:2; Repeatable
Topics vary.

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