Term: Fall 2019
One-semester survey of principles and concepts of general chemistry, topics covered include bonding, mole ratios, equilibrium, and nuclear chemistry. May not be taken for credit concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for CHEM 025, CHEM 031, or CHEM 035.
One-semester survey of principles and concepts of general chemistry, topics covered include bonding, mole ratios, equilibrium, and nuclear chemistry. NO LABORATORY. May not be taken for credit concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for CHEM 023, CHEM 031 or CHEM 035.
First semester of a two-semester sequence. Topics include matter, stoichiometry, gas laws, thermochemistry, quantum theory, atomic structure, electronic configurations, bonding, and intermolecular forces. May not be taken for credit concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for, CHEM 023, CHEM 025 or CHEM 035.
Second semester of a two-semester sequence. Topics include solutions, kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base chemistry, aqueous ionic equilibria, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. May not be taken for credit concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for CHEM 036. Prerequisite: CHEM 031 or CHEM 035.
An exploration of the basic principles of Organic Chemistry including structure, bonding, conformational analysis, stereochemistry and reactivity. Designed for Chemistry and Biochemistry majors who have a strong high school chemistry background.
Discovery-based laboratory addressing foundational chemical principles and experimental methods. For first-year Chemistry and Biochemistry majors also enrolled in CHEM 047. Co-requisite: CHEM 047.
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Laboratory for Chemistry majors that covers advanced inorganic and organic techniques in synthesis, purification, and spectroscopic characterization. Prerequisite: CHEM 048.
Theory and practice of volumetric and gravimetric analysis. Theoretical discussion of indicators, buffers, pH, etc. Introduction to data analysis, spectrophotometry, and chromatography. Prerequisite: CHEM 032 or CHEM 036 or CHEM 052.
Properties and reactivity of organic compounds with consideration of bonding, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms. For premedical and biological sciences students. No credit if taken concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for CHEM 042, CHEM 044, CHEM 047, CHEM 143. Prerequisite: CHEM 032 or CHEM 036.
Review of relevant mathematical and physical concepts as applied to physical chemistry. Prerequisites: CHEM 032 or CHEM 036 or CHEM 052; MATH 022. Cross-listed with: MATH 167.
Development of chemical information literacy skills through critical analysis and written reporting on areas of current chemical interest. Emphasizes scientific writing. Prerequisite: CHEM 032 or CHEM 052.
Introduction to chemistry and structure of biological macromolecules; examination of mechanisms of chemical processes in biological systems including enzyme catalysis, biosynthesis, regulation, and information transfer. Prerequisite: CHEM 048 or CHEM 142 or CHEM 144. Cross-listed with: BIOC 205 and MMG 205.
Laboratory component to CHEM 221, for undergraduates. Application of chemical and physical principles to qualitative and quantitative chemical problems. Study of the interplay of data, hypotheses, and hypothesis-driven experimentation through application of the scientific method. Prerequisites: CHEM 048 or CHEM 142; CHEM 165.
Molecular symmetry and group theory with an emphasis on applications (vibrational and electronic spectra, bonding and reactivity); introduction to transition metal processes; bioinorganic chemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 165; CHEM 047, CHEM 141, or CHEM 143.
Stereochemistry, conformational analysis, stereoelectronic effects, transition state theory, molecular orbital theory, and reactivity criteria are discussed in regards to reaction mechanisms and functional group manipulations. Prerequisite: CHEM 142 or CHEM 144.
Builds on the concepts from Introductory Physical Chemistry (CHEM 165). The three major areas of quantum chemistry, thermodynamics, and kinetics are extended in greater depth, and at a higher level of mathematical rigor. Prerequisite: CHEM 165. Co-requisites: CHEM 167 or MATH 121.
Selected topics of current interest in physical chemistry. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisite: CHEM 260.
On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is Offered at department discretion.
Undergraduate students work on research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Departmental permission.
Survey of current topics in the chemistry literature.
Current problems and literature.
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Independent origination of research problems and the methods of their solution.