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.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

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 Credits [field_credit]

Broad overview of most important facts and principles of organic and biochemistry and interrelationships between these branches of chemistry. May not be taken for credit concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for CHEM 028, CHEM 042 or CHEM 044. Prerequisite: CHEM 023 or CHEM 031.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

Broad overview of most important facts and principles of organic and biochemistry and of interrelationships between these branches of chemistry. NO LABORATORY. May not be taken for credit concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for CHEM 026, CHEM 042 or CHEM 044. Prerequisite: CHEM 023, CHEM 025, or CHEM 031.

First Credits [field_credit]

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.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

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.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

For students with a strong background in physical sciences. Topics include atomic and molecular structure, gas behavior, molecular geometries, intermolecular interactions, elementary thermochemistry, and stoiciometry. May not be taken for credit concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for CHEM 023, CHEM 025 or CHEM 031.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

Second semester of a two-semester sequence. Topics include equilibrium thermodynamics (acid/base chemistry, solubility and electrochemistry), transition metal coordination complexes and spectroscopy. May not be taken concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for CHEM 032. Prerequisite: CHEM 031 or CHEM 035.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

Overview of methods, areas, and instrumentation of modern chemical research, including hands-on laboratory experiences and written and oral presentations of a research project. Prerequisite: score of 4 or 5 on the AP Chemistry examination or Department permission.

First Credits [field_credit]

Overview of methods, areas, and instrumentation of modern chemical research, including hands-on laboratory experiences and written and oral presentations of a research project. Prerequisite: score of 4 or 5 on the AP Chemistry examination or Department permission.

First Credits [field_credit]

Properties and reactivity of basic organic compounds of technological and biological significance. Not recommended for pre-medical students. No concurrent credit with, or credit following, credit for CHEM 026, CHEM 028, CHEM 044, CHEM 047, CHEM 141, or CHEM 143. Prerequisite: CHEM 023 or CHEM 031.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

Properties and reactivity of organic molecules of technological and biological significance. NO LABORATORY. Not recommended for pre-medical students. No concurrent credit with, or credit following, credit for CHEM 026, CHEM 028, CHEM 042, CHEM 047, CHEM 141, or CHEM 143. Prerequisite: CHEM 023, CHEM 025, or CHEM 031.

First Credits [field_credit]

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.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

A survey of the reactivity of organic functional groups from a mechanistic standpoint. Organic synthesis will be emphasized. Prerequisite: CHEM 047 or instructor permission.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

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.

First Credits [field_credit]

Second semester of a discovery-based laboratory laboratory addressing foundational chemical principles and experimental methods. For first-year Chemistry and Biochemistry majors also enrolled in CHEM 048. Prerequisites: CHEM 047 and CHEM 051. Co-requisite: CHEM 048.

First Credits [field_credit]

Subjects vary by semester. Background in science is helpful, but generally not required. Representative topics: Environmental Risk; Chemistry of Honeybees. May be repeated for credit with different content.

First Credits [field_credit]

Overview of U.S. and global energy sources and uses; state of alternative energy; projected energy demand and impacts of conventional and alternative energy sources.

First Credits [field_credit]

An 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 awarded. Offered at department discretion.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

First Credits 0.00 to 18.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

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.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

Symmetry, group theory, molecular structure; electronic structure of atoms; bonding models including MO, crystal field, and ligand field; solid state, acid-base, and simple organometallic systems. Prerequisite: CHEM 047 or CHEM 141 or CHEM 143.

First Credits [field_credit]

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.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

Reactivity of organic compounds and applications to synthesis. Spectroscopy is discussed in relation to compound characterization. For premedical and biological sciences students. May not be taken concurrently with, or following receipt of, credit for CHEM 048 or CHEM 144. Prerequisite: CHEM 047 or CHEM 141 or CHEM 143.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

Principles and reactivity of organic compounds with consideration of bonding, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanisms. To be replaced by CHEM 047. May not be taken concurrently with, or following receipt of credit for, CHEM 042, CHEM 044, or CHEM 141. Prerequisite: CHEM 032 or CHEM 036.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

Reactivity of organic compounds and applications to synthesis. Spectroscopy is discussed in relation to compound characterization. To be replaced by CHEM 048. May not be taken concurrently with, or following receipt of credit for, CHEM 142. Prerequisite: CHEM 141 or CHEM 143.

First Credits 0.00 or 4.00

Laboratory for chemistry majors that covers advanced techniques used in organic chemistry research. Hands-on practice in multi-step synthesis, purification, identification, and spectroscopy. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: CHEM 048 or CHEM 142 or CHEM 144.

First Credits [field_credit]

An introduction to physical chemistry concepts in quantum chemistry, thermodynamics, and kinetics, suitable for students from most science disciplines. Background in calculus and physics is required. Prerequisites: CHEM 032 or CHEM 036 or CHEM 052; MATH 020 or MATH 022 or MATH 023; PHYS 011 or PHYS 051.

First Credits [field_credit]

Laboratory course accompanying CHEM 165. Topics include quantum chemistry and thermodynamics. Prerequisites: CHEM 048 or CHEM 142; CHEM 165.

First Credits [field_credit]

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.

First Credits [field_credit]

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.

First Credits [field_credit]

Presentation on a subject of current chemical interest, building on chemical information literacy skills. Emphasizes oral presentation techniques. Prerequisite: CHEM 181.

First Credits [field_credit]

An 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 awarded. Offered at department discretion.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional “classroom/laboratory setting” under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

Undergraduate students work on research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

Discussion and laboratory experiments using spectroscopy techniques (mass spectrometry, NMR, IR, UV/visible, and atomic spectroscopy) to solve problems in analytical, physical, and inorganic chemistry. Prerequisites: CHEM 121, and CHEM 142 or CHEM 144. CHEM 161 strongly recommended.

First Credits [field_credit]

Laboratory problems requiring modern analytical, physical, and inorganic synthetic techniques. Journal article writing. Prerequisite: CHEM 201.

First Credits [field_credit]

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.

First Credits [field_credit]

Continuation of Biochemistry I. Biochemistry of nucleic acids; nucleic acid based processes, such as replication and transcription; cellular information transfer, genomics, and proteomics. Prerequisite: BIOC 205, CHEM 205, or MMG 205. Cross-listed with: BIOC 206 and MMG 206.

First Credits [field_credit]

Introduction to biochemical tools, including spectrometry, chromatography, and electrophoresis; natural and recombinant enzyme isolation; assays of DNA-modifying enzymes; computer-based structure/function exercises. Prerequisite: BIOC 205, CHEM 205, or MMG 205. Cross-listed with: BIOC 207 and MMG 207.

First Credits [field_credit]

Polymer synthesis and characterization. Kinetic models for polymerization and copolymerization. Physical properties, characterization of polymers in the solid state and in solution. Prerequisite: CHEM 048 or CHEM 142 or CHEM 144, and CHEM 165.

First Credits [field_credit]

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.

First Credits [field_credit]

Systematic survey of modern methods of chemical analysis. Fundamental principles and applications of spectroscopy, electrochemistry, and separation techniques. Prerequisite: CHEM 121. Credit for or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 165 strongly recommended.

First Credits [field_credit]

An in-depth treatment of modern mass spectrometry, instrumentation, and techniques with discussion of biological and chemical applications. Prerequisites: CHEM 048 or CHEM 142 or CHEM 144; CHEM 221; or Instructor permission.

First Credits [field_credit]

Principles and techniques of modern electrochemical analysis and applications to redox chemistry. Heterogeneous effects; voltammetry; electron-transfer processes and reactions. Prerequisite: CHEM 221.

First Credits [field_credit]

Principles of optical spectroscopic methods of analysis. Emphasis on theory and practice of atomic spectroscopy and new molecular spectroscopic methods. Prerequisite: CHEM 221. Alternate years.

First Credits [field_credit]

Selected topics of current interest in analytical chemistry. New techniques and methodologies, especially in chemical instrumentation. Credit as arranged.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

Selected topics of current interest in analytical chemistry. New techniques and methodologies, especially in chemical instrumentation. Credit as arranged.

First Credits 1.00 to 4.00

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 048 or CHEM 142 or CHEM 144.

First Credits [field_credit]

Synthesis, structure, bonding, properties, reactions, and applications of organometallic systems; mechanisms of organometallic reactions including oxidative addition and insertion reactions with applications in catalysis. Prerequisite: CHEM 131 or CHEM 231.

First Credits [field_credit]

Determination of molecular and electronic structure of inorganic complexes using spectroscopic techniques. Introduction to magnetism. Interpretation of spectroscopic data within the frameworks of group theory and electronic structure calculations. Prerequisites: CHEM 165, CHEM 231.

First Credits [field_credit]

Areas of current interest involving inorganic systems, particularly catalysis, solid state chemistry, and bioinorganic chemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 231.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

Areas of current interest involving inorganic systems, particularly catalysis, solid state chemistry, and bioinorganic chemistry. Prerequisite: CHEM 231.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

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 048 or CHEM 142 or CHEM 144.

First Credits [field_credit]

Modern synthetic organic methods and approaches to multi-step synthesis are discussed. Selected total syntheses are reviewed to highlight important concepts including diastereoselective and enantioselective processes. Prerequisite: CHEM 241.

First Credits [field_credit]

Experimental and computational techniques for determining and interpreting structure, properties, and reactivity of organic molecules, with an emphasis on the mechanisms of organic reactions. Prerequisites: CHEM 048 or CHEM 142 or CHEM 144; CHEM 165; or Instructor permission.

First Credits [field_credit]

Advanced level discussion of specific topics in organic chemistry of current interest such as photochemistry, carbenes, bioorganic chemistry, magnetic resonance, etc. Credit as arranged.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

Advanced level discussion of specific topics in organic chemistry of current interest such as photochemistry, carbenes, bioorganic chemistry, magnetic resonance, etc. Credit as arranged.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

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.

First Credits [field_credit]

Classical and statistical thermodynamics. Systematic study of applications of thermodynamics to chemical problems. Prerequisites: CHEM 260.

First Credits [field_credit]

In-depth theoretical discussion of molecular states, their symmetry, and transition probabilities. Explicit treatment of vibrations, electronic states, and vibronic spectroscopy. Prerequisites: CHEM 260 and MATH 121.

First Credits [field_credit]

Selected topics of current interest in physical chemistry.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

Selected topics of current interest in physical chemistry.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

Oral and written presentation of a subject of current chemical interest. Pre/Co-requisite: Audit of CHEM 381.

First Credits [field_credit]

Oral and written presentation of a biochemical topic, with a strong emphasis on citations from current literature. Undergraduates only. Cross-listed with: BIOC 284, MMG 284.

First Credits [field_credit]

Selected topics of current interest that do not fall into one of the traditional areas of chemistry.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

Selected topics of current interest that do not fall into one of the traditional areas of chemistry.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

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.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

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.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional “classroom/laboratory setting” under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

First Credits 1.00 to 3.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

Survey of current topics in the chemistry literature.

First Credits 0.00 or 1.00

Current problems and literature.

First Credits [field_credit]

Current problems and literature.

First Credits [field_credit]

Comprehensive independent study in chemistry.

First Credits [field_credit]

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00

Reading and literature research culminating in the preparation of a comprehensive and critical review of a topic of current interest in chemistry.

First Credits 1.00 to 12.00

Comprehensive indepdendent study in chemistry.

First Credits [field_credit]

Independent origination of research problems and the methods of their solution.

First Credits [field_credit]

First Credits 1.00 to 18.00