CHEM-CHEMISTRY

CHEM 1111. Basic Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

For students whose preparatory science or math training has been deficient. Does not meet the chemistry requirement in any curriculum.

Prerequisite: Enhanced ACT composite score of at least 18 or a grade of C- or better in CCDM 114 N.

CHEM 1120G. Introduction to Chemistry Lecture and Laboratory (non majors)

4 Credits (3+3P)

This course covers qualitative and quantitative areas of non-organic general chemistry for non-science majors and some health professions. Students will learn and apply principles pertaining, but not limited to, atomic and molecular structure, the periodic table, acids and bases, mass relationships, and solutions. The laboratory component introduces students to techniques for obtaining and analyzing experimental observations pertaining to chemistry using diverse methods and equipment.

Prerequisite: CCDM 114N or A S 103 or MATH 1215 or higher.

CHEM 1121. General Supplemental Instruction I

1 Credit (1)

Collaborative workshop for students in General Chemistry I. Course does not count toward departmental degree requirements. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits.

Corequisite(s): CHEM 1215G.

CHEM 1122. General Supplemental Instruction II

1 Credit (1)

Collaborative workshop for students in General Chemistry II. Course does not count toward departmental degree requirements. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits.

Corequisite(s): CHEM 1225G.

CHEM 1123. Principles of Supplemental Instruction III

1 Credit (1)

Collaborative workshop for students in CHEM 1120G, Principles and Applications of Chemistry. Course does not count toward departmental degree requirements. May be repeated for maximum of 2 credits.

Corequisite(s): CHEM 1120G.

CHEM 1215G. General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors

4 Credits (3+3P)

This course covers descriptive and theoretical chemistry.

Prerequisite: (1) grade of C- or better in MATH 1215 or higher, or a Mathematics Placement Exam Score adequate to enroll in mathematics courses beyond MATH 1215.

CHEM 1216. General Chemistry I Lecture and Laboratory for CHEM Majors

4 Credits (3+3P)

As the first of a two-semester sequence, this course teaches fundamental concepts in chemistry, including the electronic structure of atoms, chemical periodicity, nature of chemical bonds, molecular structure, the three phases of matter, etc. Designed for majors in chemical and other physical sciences, including engineering. May be appropriate for the life science major. It is assumed that the students are familiar with college algebra, chemical nomenclature, stoichiometry, and scientific measurements. The laboratory component is designed to complement the theory and concepts presented in lecture, and will introduce students to techniques for obtaining and analyzing experimental observations pertaining to chemistry using diverse methods and equipment.

Prerequisite(s): Eligible to take MATH 1250G and an ACT composite score of 22 or higher.

CHEM 1225G. General Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for STEM Majors

4 Credits (3+3P)

This course is intended to serve as a continuation of general chemistry principles for students enrolled in science, engineering, and certain preprofessional programs. The course includes, but is not limited to a theoretical and quantitative coverage of solutions and their properties, kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, entropy and free energy, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Additional topics may include (as time permits) organic, polymer, atmospheric, and biochemistry. The laboratory component is designed to complement the theory and concepts presented in lecture, and will introduce students to techniques for obtaining and analyzing experimental observations pertaining to chemistry using diverse methods and equipment.

Prerequisite(s): C- or better in CHEM 1215G.

CHEM 1226. General Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory for CHEM Majors

4 Credits (3+3P)

As the second of a two-semester sequence, this course teaches fundamental concepts in chemistry, including solutions, equilibria, electrochemistry, thermodynamics and kinetics. Designed for majors in chemical and other physical sciences, including engineering. May be appropriate for the life science major. It is assumed that the students are familiar with college algebra, chemical nomenclature, stoichiometry, and scientific measurements. The laboratory component is designed to complement the theory and concepts presented in lecture, and will introduce students to techniques for obtaining and analyzing experimental observations pertaining to chemistry using diverse methods and equipment.

Prerequisite(s): C- or better in CHEM 1216.

CHEM 2111. Explorations in Chemistry

1 Credit (1)

The major intent of this course is to deepen your interest in chemistry and make you aware of research and career opportunities in the field. During this semester we hope to discuss both old and new developments in chemistry that impact our lives. We also want to build our communication skills that are so necessary in our profession. Graded S/U.

CHEM 2115. Survey of Organic Chemistry and Laboratory

4 Credits (3+3P)

This course is a one -semester survey of organic and biological chemicals. Students will be introduced to nomenclature, molecular structure, properties, and reactions of hydrocarbons, alcohols, carbonyls, organic acids and bases, carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins. The handling of organic chemicals, simple organic reactions, tests for functional groups, and synthesis will be learned in the laboratory component of this course. May be repeated up to 4 credits.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1225G.

CHEM 2120. Integrated Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry

3 Credits (3)

This course is a one- semester introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry designed for students in health and environmental occupations. The course surveys organic compounds in terms of structure, physical, and chemical properties, followed by coverage of the chemistry of specific classes of organic compounds in the biological environment. Students will apply course concepts to everyday organic and biological chemistry problems in preparation for careers in health and environmental fields.

Prerequisite: CHEM 1120G or CHEM 1215G.

CHEM 2226. General Chemistry III

3 Credits (2+3P)

Quantitative aspects of general chemistry: solid state structure, equilibrium, thermodynamics, and kinetics. Required of chemical science majors who have taken CHEM 1215G/1225G.

Prerequisite: CHEM 1225G.

CHEM 2991. Introduction to Research

1-3 Credits (3+9P)

Techniques and procedures of chemical research. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits.

Prerequisites: 8 credits of chemistry and a 3.0 GPA in chemistry.

CHEM 2996. Special Topics in Chemistry

1-6 Credits (1-6)

Specific subjects in Chemistry. These subjects will be announced in the 'Schedule of Classes'. It may be repeated under different topics for a maximum of 12 credits.

CHEM 303. Organic Supplemental Instruction I

1 Credit (1)

Collaborative workshop for students in Organic Chemistry I. Course does not count toward departmental degree requirements. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits.

Corequisite(s): CHEM 313.

CHEM 304. Organic Supplemental Instruction II

1 Credit (1)

Collaborative workshop for students in Organic Chemistry II. Course does not count toward departmental degree requirements. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits.

Corequisite(s): CHEM 314.

CHEM 313. Organic Chemistry I

3 Credits (3)

Nomenclature, uses, basic reactions, and preparation methods of the most important classes of aliphatic and aromatic compounds.

Prerequisite(s): C- or better in CHEM 1225G or CHEM 1226.

CHEM 314. Organic Chemistry II

3 Credits (3)

An in-depth focus on reactions and mechanisms as they relate to organometallic compounds, alcohols, ethers, ketones, aldehydes, carboxylic acid derivatives, an amines. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

Prerequisite(s): C- or better in CHEM 313.

CHEM 315. Organic Chemistry Laboratory

2 Credits (6P)

Techniques, preparative and analytical methods in organic chemistry. May be repeated up to 2 credits.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CHEM 314. Prerequisite(s): C- or better in CHEM 313 or consent of instructor.

CHEM 351. Special Topics

1-3 Credits

Specific subjects to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CHEM 356. Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Occurrence and properties of the elements and the chemistry of their compounds.

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1225G or CHEM 1226) and (CHEM 2115 or CHEM 313).

CHEM 357. Synthetic Inorganic Laboratory

2 Credits (6P)

Explores synthesis and analysis of main group and transition metal inorganic compounds. Inorganic laboratory and spectroscopic techniques will be used.

Prerequisites: CHEM 356.

CHEM 371. Analytical Chemistry

4 Credits (2+6P)

The fundamentals of quantitative chemical analysis.

Prerequisite(s): C- or better in CHEM 1225G or CHEM 1226.

CHEM 422. Environmental Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Chemistry of organic and metal ion pollutants in the environment and principles important to their remediation including bioremediation. Restricted to: Main campus only. Crosslisted with: ENVS 422

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1225G and either CHEM 2115 or CHEM 313.

CHEM 424. Soil Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Same as SOIL/GEOL 424.

CHEM 431. Physical Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Principles that govern the physical and chemical behavior of matter. May not be counted toward Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1226 or CHEM 2226; MATH 1521G; PHYS 1240G or PHYS 2240G or PHYS 2140 or PHYS 1320G.

CHEM 431 H. Physical Chemistry Honors

3 Credits (3)

Same as CHEM 431. Additional work to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1226 or CHEM 2226; MATH 1521G or MATH 1521H; PHYS 1240G or PHYS 2240G or PHYS 2140 or PHYS 1320G.

CHEM 433. Physical Chemistry I

3 Credits (3)

Laws and theories underlying chemical phenomena.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1226 or CHEM 2226; MATH 1521G; PHYS 2140 or PHYS 1320G, or consent of instructor.

CHEM 433 H. Physical Chemistry I Honors

3 Credits (3)

Same as CHEM 433. Additional work to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1226 or CHEM 2226; MATH 1521G or MATH 1521H; PHYS 2140 or PHYS 1320G, or consent of instructor.

CHEM 434. Physical Chemistry II

3 Credits (3)

Laws and theories underlying chemical phenomena.

Prerequisite: CHME 302 or CHEM 433.

CHEM 435. Physical Chemistry Laboratory

2 Credits (6P)

Prerequisite: concurrent registration in CHEM 434.

CHEM 441. Advanced Research

1-3 Credits (3+9P)

Investigation of chemical problems and the development of special techniques. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits.

Prerequisites: consent of instructor, 16 credits of chemistry and 3.0 GPA in chemistry for nonmajors.

CHEM 443. Senior Seminar

1 Credit (1)

Discussions of current chemical research, impact of chemistry on society and/or ethics as applied to chemists. Each student will present a written and an oral report on an approved topic.

Prerequisite: CHEM 431 or CHEM 433.

CHEM 451. Special Topics

1-3 Credits

Specific subjects to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CHEM 455. Independent Studies

1-3 Credits

Independent studies directed by consulting faculty.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CHEM 456. Inorganic Structure and Bonding

3 Credits (3)

Theoretical principles and a systematic study of the periodic table.

Prerequisite: CHEM 356 or CHEM 431 or CHEM 433.

CHEM 466. Advanced Organic Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Recent developments in synthesis and theoretical principles of organic chemistry.

Prerequisite: CHEM 314.

CHEM 471. Instrumental Methods of Analysis

4 Credits (3+3P)

Analytical techniques, including optical and procedures.

Prerequisites: CHEM 371 and either PHYS 1240G or PHYS 1320G.

CHEM 475. Central Concepts in Chemistry - Safety

1 Credit (1)

Students will obtain university safety training plus departmental-specific safety guidelines for the research laboratory

CHEM 476. Central Concepts in Chemistry - Research Ethics

1 Credit (1)

Students will complete Federal Agency (NSF, NIH, etc.) on-line training modules in responsible conduct in research and discuss relevant case-studies of research misconduct.

CHEM 477. Central Concepts in Chemistry - ProfessionalDevelopment

1 Credit (1)

Students will receive basic instruction in research dissemination strategies (presentations) and career planning.

CHEM 501. Central Concepts in Chemistry - Energy

3 Credits (3)

This course will provide the students with a detailed examination of several topics in chemical energetics. These topics include: (1) basic thermodynamics concepts, (2) statistical thermodynamics (3) chemical equilibria, and (4) intermolecular interactions.

CHEM 502. Central Concepts in Chemistry - Structure

3 Credits (3)

This course will provide the students with a detailed examination of several topics in chemical reactivity. These topics include: (1) principles of chemical bonding and (2) organic, inorganic and biochemical structure determination.

CHEM 503. Central Concepts in Chemistry - Dynamics

3 Credits (3)

This course will provide the students with a detailed examination of several topics in chemical reactivity. These topics include: (1) basic kinetic concepts, (2) fundamental gas phase kinetics (3) organic, inorganic and biochemical reaction mechanisms.

CHEM 504. Central Concepts in Chemistry - Measurements

3 Credits (3)

This course will provide the students with a detailed examination of several topics in chemical measurements. These topics include: (1) spectroscopic, electrochemical and chromatographic techniques, (2) statistical methods of measurement and validation relevant to biomolecules, synthetic polymers and mixtures.

CHEM 507. Chemistry of the Elements

3 Credits (3)

Discussion of the reactions and structures of inorganic compounds.

CHEM 510. Seminar in Organic Chemistry

1 Credit (1)

Current topics. May be repeated.

CHEM 514. Organic Structure Determination

3 Credits (3)

Modern spectroscopic techniques for characterization of organic compounds.

CHEM 515. Modern Organic Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Recent developments in synthesis and theoretical principles of organic chemistry.

CHEM 516. Physical Organic Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Physical organic chemistry.

CHEM 517. Synthetic Organic Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Synthetic methods in organic chemistry.

CHEM 520. Seminar in Analytical Chemistry

1 Credit (1)

Current topics. May be repeated.

CHEM 521. Chemical Instrumentation

3 Credits (2+3P)

Theory and application of electronic devices to chemical analysis.

CHEM 526. Advanced Analytical Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Equilibria, and the theories of gravimetric, volumetric, and instrumental analysis.

CHEM 527. Separations

3 Credits (3)

Covers the fundamentals of separation methods and relationships to modern analytical techniques such as gas chromatography and liquid chromatography.

CHEM 528. Electroanalytical Techniques

3 Credits (3)

Theory and application of modern electrochemical methods of analysis including voltammetry, amperometry, modern cyclic and pulse methods, and stripping analysis.

CHEM 529. Spectrochemical Analysis

3 Credits (3)

Fundamentals, instrumentation, and applications of spectrochemical analysis.

CHEM 530. Seminar in Physical Chemistry

1 Credit (1)

Current topics. May be repeated.

CHEM 536. Chemical Thermodynamics

3 Credits (3)

First, second, and third laws of thermodynamics, and the concepts, interrelations, and applications of thermodynamic state functions.

CHEM 537. Quantum Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Fundamentals of quantum mechanics.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CHEM 538. Chemical Kinetics

3 Credits (3)

Empirical analysis of rate measurements, collision theory, transition state theory, and chain reactions.

CHEM 539. Spectroscopy

3 Credits (3)

Molecular spectroscopy for physical chemistry. Quantum mechanics applied to spectroscopy of polyatomic molecules: UV-VIs, IR, magnetic resonance. CHEM 537 desired but not required. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CHEM 560. Discussions in Organic Chemistry

1 Credit (1)

Current research problems in organic chemistry. May be repeated. Graded S/U.

CHEM 570. Discussions in Analytical Chemistry

1 Credit (1)

Current research problems in analytical chemistry. May be repeated. Graded S/U.

CHEM 580. Discussions in Physical Chemistry

1 Credit (1)

Current research problems in physical chemistry. May be repeated. Graded S/U.

CHEM 598. Special Research Programs

1-3 Credits

Individual investigations, either analytical or experimental. Graded S/U.

CHEM 599. Master's Thesis

15 Credits

Thesis preparation.

CHEM 600. Research

1-15 Credits

Course used for assigning credit for research performed prior to successful completion of the doctoral qualifying examination.

CHEM 609. Topics in Inorganic Chemistry

1-3 Credits

Selected topics of current interest designated by subtitle.

CHEM 619. Topics in Organic Chemistry

1-3 Credits

Selected topics of current interest designated by subtitle.

CHEM 629. Advanced Topics in Analytical Chemistry

3 Credits (3)

Discussion of advanced topics in the field of analytical chemistry. May be repeated with different subtitles. Consent of instructor required.

CHEM 639. Topics in Physical Chemistry

1-3 Credits

Selected topics of current interest designated by subtitle.

CHEM 650. Advanced Seminar

1 Credit (1)

Intended for students who have earned a master s degree or the equivalent. A discussion of current topics of interest in chemistry. May be repeated.

CHEM 700. Doctoral Dissertation

17 Credits

Dissertation preparation.