Chemistry courses

CHEM 1070 General Chemistry I
General Chemistry I
An introduction to chemical principles. Stoichiometry, thermochemistry, states of matter, periodic relationships, atomic structure and bonding. Three hours of lecture per week. Concurrent registration in 1075 required.
Co-requisites: CHEM 1075.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 1075 General Chemistry Laboratory I
General Chemistry Laboratory I
Laboratory to accompany 1070. Basic principles of chemical safety. Introduction to laboratory techniques in chemistry. Experiments dealing with stoichiometry, thermochemistry, properties of gases, and simple analytical techniques. One three hour lab per week. Concurrent registration in 1070 required.
Co-requisites: CHEM 1070.
credit hours: 1

CHEM 1080 General Chemistry II
General Chemistry II
The chemistry of solutions, equilibrium, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, kinetics. Three hours of lecture per week. Concurrent registration in 1085 required.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1070 and 1075.
Co-requisites: CHEM 1085.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 1085 General Chemistry Laboratory II
General Chemistry Laboratory II
A continuation of 1075. Chemical safety in the workplace. Experiments to illustrate principles of chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry, kinetics, thermodynamics, qualitative and quantitative analysis. One three hour laboratory per week. Concurrent registration in 1080 required.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1075.
Co-requisites: CHEM 1080.
credit hours: 1

CHEM 2310 Quantitative Analysis
Quantitative Analysis
Basic theory of gravimetric, volumetric and selected instrumental methods of analysis. Three hours of lecture per week. Concurrent registration in 2330 required. Offered by arrangement.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1080 and 1180, or equivalent or instructor approval.
Co-requisites: CHEM 2330.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 2315 Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
Laboratory to accompany 2310. Practice of gravimetric, volumetric and selected instrumental methods of analysis. Two four hour laboratory periods per week. Concurrent registration in 2310 required. Offered by arrangement.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1080 and 1085, or equivalent.
Co-requisites: CHEM 2310.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 2410 Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry I
An introduction to organic reaction mechanism and organic spectroscopy. Three hours of lecture per week. Concurrent registration in 2415 required.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1080 and 1085, or equivalent.
Co-requisites: CHEM 2415.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 2415 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Laboratory to accompany 2410. Introduction to laboratory techniques in organic chemistry. Synthesis of organic compounds. One four-hour laboratory period per week. Concurrent registration in 2410 required.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1080 and 1085, or equivalent.
Co-requisites: CHEM 2410.
credit hours: 1

CHEM 2420 Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry II
A continuation of 2410 with emphasis on mechanisms of organic reactions based on functional group reactivity. Three hours of lecture per week. Concurrent registration in 2440 required.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 2410 and 2430.
Co-requisites: CHEM 2440.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 2425 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Laboratory to accompany 2420. A continuation of 2415. Includes identification of unknown organic compounds. One four-hour laboratory period per week. Concurrent registration in 2420 required. Credit will not be given for both 22425 and H2480.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 2415.
Co-requisites: CHEM 2420.
credit hours: 1

CHEM 2500 Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
An overview of the many aspects of environmental chemistry. Topics include: aquatic chemistry, including water pollution and water treatment; atmospheric chemistry, air pollution and major threats to the global atmosphere; geochemistry and soil chemistry; nature, sources, and environmental chemistry of hazardous wastes; and toxicology chemistry.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1070, 1080, or 2410.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 3110 Physical Chemistry I
Physical Chemistry I
Elementary quantum mechanics, quantum theory of molecular structure and bonding, fundamentals of spectroscopy. Three hours of lecture per week. 
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1080, 1180, and MATH 2240 or equivalent.
Co-requisites: CHEM 3130.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 3115 Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
Laboratory to accompany 3110. Experiments in spectroscopy and spectroscopic analysis. One four-hour laboratory period per week. Concurrent registration in 3110 required.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1080, 1085, and MATH 2440 or equivalent. 
Co-requisites: CHEM 3110. 
credit hours: 1

CHEM 3120 Physical Chemistry II
Physical Chemistry II
First, Second, and Third laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic energy state functions, phases of pure substances, properties of mixtures, chemical equilibrium, equilibrium electrochemistry, statistical thermodynamics. Three hours of lecture per week.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1080, 1180, and MATH 2210 or equivalent.
Co-requisites: CHEM 3140.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 3125 Physical Chemistry Laboratory II
Physical Chemistry Laboratory II
Laboratory to accompany CHEM 3120. Experiments illustrate thermodynamic and statistical mechanical principles. One four-hour laboratory period per week. Concurrent registration in CHEM 3120 required.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1080, 1180, and MATH 2210 or equivalent. 
Co-requisites: CHEM 3120 or 6120. 
credit hours: 1

CHEM 3210 Inorganic Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Periodic relationships, types of bonding, coordination complexes, acid-base concepts, inorganic reaction mechanisms. Three hours of lecture per week. Concurrent registration in 3230 required.
Co-requisites: CHEM 3230.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 3215 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
Laboratory to accompany 3210. Synthetic methods in inorganic and organometallic chemistry. Use of instrumental methods in organic chemistry. One four hour laboratory period per week. Concurrent registration in 3210 required.
Co-requisites: CHEM 3210. 
credit hours: 1

CHEM 3310 Instrumental Analysis
Instrumental Analysis
Introduction to modern methods of instrumental analysis including separation techniques and spectroscopic and electrochemical methods. Three hours of lecture per week. Concurrent registration in 3330 required. Offered in alternate years.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1080, 1180, and either CHEM 2410 and 2430 or CHEM H2450 and H2470.
Co-requisites: CHEM 3330.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 3315 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
Laboratory to accompany 3310. Practice of separation techniques and spectroscopic and electrochemical methods of analysis. Two four-hour laboratory periods per week. Concurrent registration in 3310 required. Offered in alternate years.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 1080, 1180, and either CHEM 2410 and 2415. 
Co-requisites: CHEM 3310. 
credit hours: 1

CHEM 3830 Introduction to Biochemistry
Introduction to Biochemistry
Properties of biological compounds. Bioenergetics, basic metabolic pathways, general biochemical mechanisms. Offered jointly with the cell and molecular biology department.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 2420. 
credit hours: 3

CHEM 3835 Introduction to Biochemistry Laboratory
Introduction to Biochemistry Laboratory
Eight hours of laboratory per week. Offered in the Fall semester.
Co-requisites: CHEM 3830 (exemption by approval of instructor).
credit hours: 2

CHEM 3840 Intermediate Biochemistry
Intermediate Biochemistry
Intermediary metabolism with emphasis on the integration of lipid, saccharide, and amino acid metabolism. Electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation. Photosynthesis. Purine and pyrimidine metabolism. Offered jointly with the cell and molecular biology department.
Pre-requistites: CHEM 3830.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 3910 Special Topics
Special Topics
Special topics in chemistry. For description, consult department.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 4010 Research and Seminar
Research and Seminar
Individual research supervised by the faculty. Students are expected to present a short seminar based on their research. At least 10 hours of research effort per week. A maximum of three credits may be taken.
Pre-requistites: Junior standing or approval of department.
credit hours: 1-3

CHEM 4020 Research and Seminar
Research and Seminar
Same as 4010 in organization. A maximum of three credits may be taken.
credit hours: 1-3

CHEM 4230 Organometallic Chemistry
Organometallic Chemistry
The chemistry of compounds containing main group and transition metal-carbon bonds. A survey of major classes of organometallic compounds and their reaction chemistry. The role of organometallic compounds in homogeneous catalysis. Three hours of lecture per week.
Pre-requistites: 3210 or approval of instructor.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 4430 Nucleic Acid Chemistry
Nucleic Acid Chemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 5110 Capstone Component
Capstone Component
Co-requisites: CHEM 4010 or CHEM 4020. 
credit hours: 0

CHEM 5111 Capstone Component
Capstone Component
credit hours: 0

CHEM 6150 Intermediate Physical Chemistry I
Intermediate Physical Chemistry I
Elementary quantum mechanics, quantum theory of molecular structure and bonding, fundamentals of spectroscopy
credit hours: 3

CHEM 6160 Intermediate Physical Chemistry II
Intermediate Physical Chemistry II
First, Second, and Third Laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic energy state functions, phases of pure substances, properties of mixtures, chemical equilibrium, equilibrium electrochemistry, statistical thermodynamics.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 6250 Intermediate Inorganic
Intermediate Inorganic
Periodic relationships, types of bonding, coordination complexes, acid-base concepts, inorganic reaction mechanisms.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 6460 Intermediate Organic
Intermediate Organic
Structural, chemical, and physical properties of organic compounds.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 6830 Introduction to Biochemistry
Introduction to Biochemistry
Properties of biological compounds, Bioenergetics, basic metabolic pathways, general biochemistry mechanisms.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 6835 Introduction to Biochemistry Laboratory
Introduction to Biochemistry Laboratory
See Chemistry 3835 for description.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 6840 Intermediate Biochemistry
Intermediate Biochemistry
Intermediary metabolism with emphasis on the integration of lipid, saccharide, and amino acid metabolism. Electron transport and oxidative phosphorylation.
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7030 Introductory Quantum Mechanics
Introductory Quantum Mechanics
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7040 Applications of Quantum Chemistry to Atoms and Molecules
Applications of Quantum Chemistry to Atoms and Molecules
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7110 Intro Quantum Mechanics
Intro Quantum Mechanics
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7120 Statistical Mechanics
Statistical Mechanics
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7130 Advanced Quantum Chemistry
Advanced Quantum Chemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7140 Computational Quantum Chemistry
Computational Quantum Chemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7150 Chemical Physics
Chemical Physics
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7190 Special Topics in Physical Chemistry
Special Topics in Physical Chemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7210 Inorganic Structure and Bonding
Inorganic Structure and Bonding
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7220 Inorganic Reaction Mechanics
Inorganic Reaction Mechanics
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7230 Organometallic/Transition Metals
Organometallic/Transition Metals
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7240 Organometallic Chemistry (Main Group Metals)
Organometallic Chemistry (Main Group Metals)
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7250 Physical Methods In Inorganic Chemistry
Physical Methods In Inorganic Chemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7260 Crystallography
Crystallography
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7270 Photochemistry
Photochemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7280 Inorganic Nanochemistry
Inorganic Nanochemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7290 Special Topics Inorganic Chemistry
Special Topics Inorganic Chemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7320 Applied Spectroscopy
Applied Spectroscopy
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7390 Special Topics Biological Chemistry
Special Topics Biological Chemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7410 Advanced Organic- Physical Organic
Advanced Organic- Physical Organic
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7420 Advanced Organic- Spectroscopy
Advanced Organic- Spectroscopy
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7430 Advanced Organic Chemistry - Natural Products
Advanced Organic Chemistry - Natural Products
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7440 Advanced Organic - Polymer Chemistry
Advanced Organic - Polymer Chemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7450 Advanced Organic - Supramolecular Chemistry
Advanced Organic - Supramolecular Chemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7460 Advanced Organic-Synthetic Applications
Advanced Organic-Synthetic Applications
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7470 Advanced Organic Chemistry - Nucleic Acids
Advanced Organic Chemistry - Nucleic Acids
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7490 Special Topics Organic Chemistry
Special Topics Organic Chemistry
credit hours: 3

CHEM 7870 Division Seminar Section
Division Seminar Section
credit hours: 1

CHEM 7880 Division Seminar Section
Division Seminar Section
credit hours: 1-2

CHEM 7890 Techniques of Research
Techniques of Research
credit hours: 1-5

CHEM 7900 Techniques of Research
Techniques of Research
credit hours: 5

CHEM 9980 Master's Research
Master's Research
credit hours: 3

CHEM 9990 Dissertation Research
Dissertation Research
credit hours: 3

CHEM H4990 Honors Thesis
Honors Thesis
Notes: For senior honors candidates. May be substituted for 4010 and 4020, respectively.
credit hours: 3

CHEM H5000 Honors Thesis
Honors Thesis
Notes: For senior honors candidates. May be substituted for 4010 and 4020, respectively.
credit hours: 3