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CHEM 101 - Applying Chemistry to Society (3).
Description: Applying Chemistry to Society is a course designed to familiarize the student with the basic principles of chemistry and how these principles apply to the world around us.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

Course Attributes:
Natural Science - Physical

CHEM 101H - Applying Chemistry to Society

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 104 - Chemistry and Problem-Solving Fundamentals (3).
Description: Preparation for the study of General Chemistry through emphasis on problem-solving strategies, on application of chemical principles, and on substantive student practice in solving multi-concept problems. Content includes matter and energy, modern atomic structure; chemical equations and reaction stoichiometry; solutions; acid-base, redox and precipitation reactions; factor-label techniques; gases; and chemical nomenclature methodology. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: Major in BIOL, CHEM, CSCI, ENSC, NUTR, or Department Chair approval.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 105 - General Chemistry I (4)
Description: An introductory chemistry course for those who intend to major in the sciences. Four lecture hours and one recitation per week. Restricted to BIOL, CHEM, CSCI, ENSC, or NUTR majors. Notes: Offered in fall, spring and summer. Restricted to BIOL, CHEM, CSCI, ENSC, or NUTR majors. Prerequisites: Department Placement into CHEM105 or completion of CHEM104 with a grade of C or above.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture, Seminar/Recitation

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 105H - General Chemistry Honors
Description: An introductory chemistry course for those who intend to major in the sciences. Four lecture hours and one recitation per week. Prerequisite: Department Placement into CHEM105 or completion of CHEM104 with a grade of C or above. Restricted to BIOL, CHEM, CSCI, ENSC, or NUTR majors.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 106 - General Chemistry II (3).
Description: An introductory chemistry course for those who intend to major in the sciences. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CHEM 105. Corequisites: CHEM 108.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

Course Attributes:
Natural Science - Physical

CHEM 106H - Honors: General Chemistry

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 108 - General Chemistry Laboratory (1:0:3).
Description: A cooperative approach to General Chemistry experimentation involving investigations of acid-base reactions, solubility, thermodynamics, enzyme kinetics, and organic sample analyses with modern NMR and IR instrumentation. Notes: Lab Fee: $100. Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: CHEM 105. Corequisites: CHEM 106.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

Course Attributes:
Natural Science - Physical

CHEM 199 - General Chemistry Elective

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 299 - General Chemistry Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 301 - Organic Chemistry I (4).
Description: Study of the structure, preparation and chemical and physical properties of organic compounds. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better will be required in all of the following: CHEM 106, 108.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 302 - Organic Chemistry II (3).
Description: Study of the structure, preparation and chemical and physical properties of organic compounds. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in the following: CHEM 301. Corequisites: CHEM 304.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 302H - Organic Chemistry II (3)
Description: Study of the structure, preparation and chemical and physical properties of organic compounds. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in the following: CHEM 301. Corequisites: CHEM 304.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 304 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1:0:3)
Notes: Lab Fee: $125. A student may not receive credit for CHEM 311 (or equivalent) and CHEM 304. Offered in fall and spring.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 304H - Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1:0:3)
Notes: Lab Fee: $100. A student may not receive credit for CHEM 311 (or equivalent) and CHEM 304. Offered in fall and spring.
1.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 305 - Chemical Hygiene and Safety (1).
Description: A course in chemical hygiene and safety. Topics covered include chemical storage, chemical hygiene plans, labeling, response procedures, MSDS's, clean-up techniques, right-to-know requirements, TLV's, chemical hazards, and lab safety procedures. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: C or better in each of the following: CHEM 106, 108.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 310 - Essentials of Organic Chemistry (3).
Description: A one-semester introduction to organic chemistry primarily for environmental science, human nutrition, and biology majors who will not be completing the CHEM 301/302 sequence. This course is designed to provide a background in the nomenclature, structure, physical properties, and functional group chemistry of several important classes of organic compounds, including biologically important organic compounds, as well as their relevance to the health and environmental sciences. Notes: Students may not receive credit for both CHEM 301 and 310. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: CHEM 106 and 108 with a grade of C or above.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 311 - Essentials of Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1:0:3).
Description: A one-semester organic chemistry laboratory course that must be taken with the CHEM 310 lecture course. Notes: Lab Fee: $50. A student may not receive credit for CHEM 303 or 311 (or equivalent) and this course. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: CHEM 106, 108 with a grade of C or above. Corequisites: CHEM 310.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 312 - Introductory Chemometrics (1).
Description: A short course that introduces the statistical/mathematical evaluation of chemical measurements to include statistics, linear and nonlinear calibration techniques, error propagation, sampling statistics, modeling, experimental design, and Fourier transforms. Notes: Lab Fee: $50. Offered in spring. Corequisites: CHEM 313.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 313 - Quantitative Analysis (3).
Description: A study of some of the classic and modern techniques of quantitative chemical analysis and their theoretical bases. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better will be required in all of the following: CHEM 301, MATH 201, and PHYS211 or PHYS201. Corequisites: CHEM 314, 312.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 314 - Quantitative Analysis Lab (1:0:3).
Description: A laboratory course to apply modern analysis technology. Notes: Lab Fee: $125. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following: CHEM 106, 108.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 315 - Environmental Chemistry (3).
Description: A study of modern environmental chemistry topics: CFC's and ozone depletion, photochemical smog, acid rain, particulates, greenhouse effect, indoor air pollution, asbestos, radon, pesticides, PCB's, PAH's, dioxins, water quality and treatment, heavy metals in soils, and energy sources. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in the following: CHEM 106 and 108.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 330 - Introductory Inorganic Chemistry (3).
Description: Introduction to principles of inorganic chemistry including electronic structure of atoms, theories of structure and bonding, and descriptive chemistry of the elements. Notes: Offered as needed. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following: CHEM 105, 106, 107, 108.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 351 - Independent Study (1) (2) (3).
Description: Independent study at the sophomore/junior level. Notes: Lab Fee: $100. A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: CHEM 105.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 TO 3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 399 - General Chemistry Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 407 - Physical Chemistry I (3).
Description: A calculus-based study of the theoretical foundations of chemistry. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following:MATH 202, CHEM313, and PHYS 202 or PHYS 212. Corequisites: CHEM 409.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 408 - Physical Chemistry II (3).
Description: A calculus-based study of the theoretical foundations of chemistry. Notes: Lab fee: $100. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following: MATH 202, PHYS 202 or 212, CHEM 313, 314, 407. Corequisites: CHEM 410.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

Course Attributes:
Technology Requirement

CHEM 409 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory (1:0:3) (1:0:3).
Notes: Lab Fee: $50. Offered in fall and spring. Corequisites: CHEM 407-408.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

Course Attributes:
Technology Requirement

CHEM 410 - Physical Chemistry Laboratory
Notes: Lab fee: $100.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 461 - Academic Internships in Chemistry (1) (2) (3).
Notes: A grade of S or U is recorded. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Open only to students majoring in chemistry. Prior approval from the Department Chair and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences is required.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 462 - Academic Internship in Chemist

2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 463 - Academic Internship in Chemist

3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 491 - Department Seminar (0).
Description: A department seminar program in which outside visitors present seminars on current research or on another relevant topic. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: C or better in each of the following: CHEM 105-108, CHEM 301.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Seminar/Recitation

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 492 - Department Seminar (0).
Description: A department seminar program in which outside visitors present seminars on current research or on another relevant topic. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: C or better in each of the following: CHEM 105, 106, 108, CHEM 301.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 493 - Department Seminar (0).
Description: A department seminar program in which outside visitors present seminars on current research or on another relevant topic. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: C or better in each of the following: CHEM 105-108, CHEM 301.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 494 - Department Seminar (0).
Description: A department seminar program in which outside visitors present seminars on current research or on another relevant topic. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Prerequisites: C or better in each of the following:CHEM 105-108, CHEM 301.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 495 - Forensic Chemistry Seminar (0).
Description: A forensic science seminar program in which outside forensic science professionals and researchers present seminars on the field of forensics and the application of chemistry to the law. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: CHEM 105, 106, 108, and 301.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 496 - Forensic Chemistry Seminar (0).
Description: A forensic science seminar program in which outside forensic science professionals and researchers present seminars on the field of forensics and the application of chemistry to the law. Notes: Offered variable times. Prerequisites: CHEM 105, 106, 108, 301.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 499 - General Chemistry Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 502 - Instrumental Analysis (3).
Description: A study of contemporary methods and techniques of analysis of inorganic and organic materials. Notes: Offered in fall of odd years. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following: CHEM 301, 313, 314. Corequisites: CHEM 302, 304, 503.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 502H - Instrumental Analysis (3).
Description: A study of contemporary methods and techniques of analysis of inorganic and organic materials. Notes: Offered in fall of odd years. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following: CHEM 301, 313, 314. Corequisites: CHEM 302, 304, 503.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 503 - Instrumental Analysis Laboratory (1:0:3).
Notes: Lab Fee: $100. Offered in fall of odd years. Prerequisites: CHEM 314. Corequisites: CHEM 502.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 505 - Forensic Analytical Chemistry (3).
Description: A course in the application of contemporary methods of analytical chemistry as it pertains to the law, including drug, trace, DNA, and arson analysis, as well as toxicology. Notes: Offered in fall of even years. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following: CHEM 301, 313, 314. Corequisites: CHEM 302, 304, 506.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 505H - Forensic Analytical Chemistry (3).
Description: A course in the application of contemporary methods of analytical chemistry as it pertains to the law, including drug, trace, DNA, and arson analysis, as well as toxicology. Notes: Offered in fall of even years. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following: CHEM 301, 313, 314. Corequisites: CHEM 302, 304, 506.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 506 - Forensic Analytical Chemistry Lab (1:0:3).
Description: A course in the application of contemporary methods of analytical chemistry as it pertains to the law, including drug, trace, DNA, and arson analysis, as well as toxicology. Notes: Lab Fee: $100. Offered in fall of even years. Prerequisites: CHEM 314.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 521 - Nutritional Biochemistry (3).
Description: A comprehensive study of the biochemical and physiological fundamentals of nutrition. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: CHEM 301 or CHEM 310/311 with a grade of C or above.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 523 - Biochemistry I (3).
Description: A study of the structure, chemistry and macromolecular interactions of biochemical systems; enzyme mechanisms and kinetics, bioenergetics, intermediary metabolism, principles of biochemical techniques and molecular genetics. Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following: CHEM 302, 304, BIOL 203, 204. Corequisites: CHEM525.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 524 - Biochemistry II (3).
Description: A study of the structure, chemistry and macromolecular interactions of biochemical systems; enzyme mechanisms and kinetics, bioenergetics, intermediary metabolism, principles of biochemical techniques and molecular genetics. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in the following: CHEM 523.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 524H - Biochemistry II (3)
Description: A study of the structure, chemistry and macromolecular interactions of biochemical systems; enzyme mechanisms and kinetics, bioenergetics, intermediary metabolism, principles of biochemical techniques and molecular genetics. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in the following: CHEM 523.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 525 - Biochemistry Laboratory Techniques (1:1:3).
Description: Laboratory emphasizes modern biochemical techniques of protein purification, assaying enzyme activity and enzyme kinetics. Notes: Lab Fee: $100. Offered in fall. Prerequisites: CHEM 302 and 304 with a C or better. Corequisites: CHEM 523.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 526 - Advanced Techniques in Biochemistry (2:0:6).
Description: An advanced laboratory course in modern biochemical protein techniques. The work centers on the production and characterization of recombinant proteins using a variety of modern bioanalytical techniques, including spectroscopy, immunology, chromatography, mass spectrometry and computer modeling. Notes: Lab Fee: $200. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: or better in each of the following: CHEM302, CHEM304, CHEM523, CHEM525. Corequisites: CHEM 524.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
6.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 528 - Advanced Topics in Biochemistry (3).
Description: This course will survey the latest advances in research that focus on current biochemical topics. Students will learn the newest advances in the field of Biochemistry while also learning to dissect literature and present ideas orally and in writing. Notes: Offered in variable times. Prerequisites: CHEM 523 and 525.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 529 - Current Topics in Biochemical Sciences (1:1:0).
Description: A student-led, weekly review of current research articles in the biochemical sciences taken from leading journals in the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics and bioorganic chemistry. Notes: Offered in fall and spring. Course maybe repeated for credit. Prerequisites: CHEM 302 with a grade of C or above.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Seminar/Recitation

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 530 - Inorganic Chemistry (3).
Description: An intermediate level study of atomic and molecular structure, bonding, crystals, coordination compounds and selected topics. Notes: Offered in spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following: CHEM 302, CHEM 304 CHEM 313, CHEM 314, CHEM 407, CHEM 409. Corequisites: CHEM 408, CHEM 410, and 531.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 531 - Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1:1:3).
Description: Synthesis and characterization of inorganic compounds including main group, transition metal, and organometallic species. Notes: Lab Fee: $100. Offered in spring. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in all of the following: CHEM 304, CHEM 407. Corequisites: CHEM 530.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
1.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 541 - Chemical Kinetics (1).
Description: An advanced course in the fundamental principles of chemical kinetics in homogeneous liquid and gaseous systems and at solid surfaces. Notes: Offered in spring/odd years. Prerequisites: CHEM 407 and 409. Corequisites: CHEM 408, 410.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 542 - AB Initio Methods in Computational Chemistry (1:.67:1).
Description: An advanced course that focuses on the principles and techniques of ab initio computational chemistry--Hartree-Fock and density functionality. Students will use these methods to calculate a number of chemical thermodynamic properties. Notes: Offered at variable times. Prerequisites: CHEM 302, 304, 407, 409. Corequisites: CHEM 408, 410.
1.000 Credit hours
0.670 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 551 - Research (3).
Notes: Lab Fee: $100. Offered in fall, spring and summer. May be retaken a maximum of three times for additional credit. Prerequisites: CHEM 407, 409 and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 551H - Research (3)
Notes: Lab Fee: $100. Offered in fall, spring and summer. May be retaken a maximum of three times for additional credit. Prerequisites: CHEM 407, 409 and permission of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 552 - Research (3).
Notes: Lab Fee: $100. Intensive Writing course. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: CHEM 551 or equivalent.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 553 - Independent Study in Chemistry (3:0:9).
Description: Directed advanced research. Notes: Lab Fee: $100. Offered in fall, spring and summer. Prerequisites: Permission of chair, Department of Chemistry and CHEM 552.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
9.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 564 - Mass Spectrometry (1).
Description: An advanced course that focuses on the principles, techniques and applications of modern mass spectrometry, to include ion trap MS, electrospray LC/MS, time of flight mass spectrometry, ICP-MS and MALDI. Notes: Lab Fee: $50. Offered in fall/odd years. Prerequisites: CHEM 502, 503.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 565 - Chemometrics (1).
Description: A course in chemometric methods, theory and techniques. Notes: Lab Fee: $40. Offered in spring odd years. Prerequisites: CHEM 313.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 570 - Chemical Synthesis (2:0:6).
Description: An advanced lab course in chemical synthesis and characterization. Emphasis is on specialized techniques for synthesizing organic and inorganic compounds. Notes: Lab Fee: $200. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: C or better in each of the following: CHEM 302, 304, 313, 314, 330, 332, 409, 409. Corequisites: CHEM502 and CHEM503.
2.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
6.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 571 - Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry (3).
Description: One semester advanced organic chemistry special topics course primarily for chemistry majors and advanced biology and human nutrition undergraduate and graduate students. Courses that may be periodically offered include organic mechanisms, polymer chemistry, organic synthesis, physical organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, and organometallic chemistry. Notes: Offered at variable times. Course maybe retaken for credit. Prerequisites: CHEM 302, 304 with a grade of C or above.
3.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 575 - Forensic Chemistry Internship (6:0:0).
Description: An internship experience in a regional forensic science lab providing real-world professional training for future forensic scientists. Notes: Placement must be approved by Department Chair prior to enrollment. Offered variable times. Prerequisites: CHEM 495, 496, 505, 506.
6.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department

CHEM 599 - General Chemistry Elective

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Chemistry/Physics/Geology Department


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