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Chemistry Dept Courses

CH:100
Course Credits: 3

An introductory treatment of fundamental principles of chemistry, designed for non-science majors as well as preparation for CH 111.

CH:101
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

CH:106
Course Credits: 3

Introduction to inorganic chemistry, including fundamental concepts, tools and techniques. The course content will include: atomic structure, bonding, reactions, solutions, reaction dynamics,...

CH:107
Course Credits: 1

A one, three-hour laboratory period weekly. Corequisite: CH 106.

CH:111
Course Credits: 4

An introduction to the principles of inorganic chemistry with emphasis on quantitative relationships, atomic and molecular structure, solutions, chemical equilibrium and chemical kinetics. A...

CH:113
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

CH:114
Course Credits: 4

An introduction to the principles of inorganic chemistry with emphasis on quantitative relationships, atomic and molecular structure, solutions, chemical equilibrium and chemical kinetics. A...

CH:115
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

CH:116
Course Credits: 3

Continuation of the introduction to chemistry with emphasis on organic and biological chemistry. The course content will include: hydrocarbons, alcohols, carbonyls, organic acids and their...

CH:117
Course Credits: 1

A one, three-hour laboratory period weekly. Corequisite: CH 116.

CH:191, 192, 193, 194
Course Credits: 1-3

CH:211
Course Credits: 3

Treatment of fundamental concepts of aliphatic and aromatic organic chemistry, structural theory, reaction mechanisms, and synthetic methods. An introduction to structure determination using...

CH:213
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

CH:214
Course Credits: 3

Treatment of fundamental concepts of aliphatic and aromatic organic chemistry, structural theory, reaction mechanisms, and synthetic methods. An introduction to structure determination using...

CH:215
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

CH:220
Course Credits: 3

Study of the structure of the earth, rocks and minerals, continents and ocean basins, weather and climate, and stars and planets.

CH:221
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

CH:225
Course Credits: 3

Presentation of physical and life science discoveries which impact our way of life and their application in today’s world. Intended to fulfill the General Education Requirement in Science...

CH:226
Course Credits: 1

Development of an understanding of the experimental nature of science and an introduction to data analysis and scientific reporting.

CH:295, 395, 495
Course Credits: 1-6

A program which enables students to receive credit for work, paid or volunteer, related to their academic studies in their major field, both to make these studies more practical and...

CH:305
Course Credits: 3

This course is a study of the structure and function of biological important molecules from a chemistry perspective. Major topics will include carbohydrates, lipids, nucleotides, proteins, and...

CH:306
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly. This laboratory course will focus on the theory and application of basic biochemical techniques used in the study of proteins including biological...

CH:308
Course Credits: 3

A survey of chemical phenomena in the earth’s environment. The study of sources, reactions, transport, effects and fates of chemicals in the water, soil and air, and how humans influence...

CH:310
Course Credits: 3

A study of the quantitative and statistical aspects of chemical analysis. Prerequisite: CH 114.

CH:311
Course Credits: 1

Laboratory will focus on volumetric and gravimetric techniques, some use of instrumentation and computer treatment of data.

CH:344
Course Credits: 3

An introduction to the theory and practice of instrumental methods of analysis including electrochemistry, chromatography and spectroscopy. Prerequisites: CH 211, 214, 310.

CH:345
Course Credits: 1

Laboratory practice using basic electrochemical, chromatographic and spectroscopic instrumentation.

CH:360
Course Credits: 3

An integrated classical and quantum approach to thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, dynamics, atomic and molecular structure. Prerequisites: PS 200, 202; MA 175.

CH:361
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

CH:362
Course Credits: 3

An integrated classical and quantum approach to thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, dynamics, atomic and molecular structure. Prerequisite: CH 360.

CH:363
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

CH:381

Development of organizational and writing techniques for preparing technical communications, scientific research papers, publications, grant proposals, etc.

CH:405
Course Credits: 3

This course is an in-depth study of the intermediary metabolic pathways responsible for life. Prerequisites: BI/CH 305 or the equivalent. Corequisite: CH/BI 405.

CH:406
Course Credits: 1

This laboratory course will focus on theory and application of molecular biology techniques including the preparation and analysis of DNA and RNA and polymerase chain reaction. One three-hour...

CH:407

This course is a study of contemporary topics of biochemistry through application of basic principles of biochemistry. Prerequisites: BI/CH 405 or the equivalent.

CH:410
Course Credits: 3

The study of clinical and pharmacological aspects of toxins, their biochemical action and interaction with the body. Prerequisite: CH 305.

CH:413
Course Credits: 3

The study of chemical bonding, structure and reaction mechanism in inorganic chemistry based on modern physical chemical concepts. Organometallic complexes are stressed. Prerequisite: CH 114....

CH:414
Course Credits: 1

Laboratory designed to apply principles of Advanced Inorganic Chemistry. One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

CH:417
Course Credits: 3

The study of synthesis, analysis, properties and uses of polymers. Prerequisites: CH 211, 214.

CH:421, 422, 423, 424, 425, 426
Course Credits: 1-3

Advanced topics in Chemistry to be arranged by the instructor and students. Hours and credits arranged by the instructor.

CH:427
Course Credits: 1

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CH:428
Course Credits: 1

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CH:444
Course Credits: 2

Advanced theory and analytical techniques in electrochemistry, chromatography, and spectroscopy, including hyphenated techniques. Prerequisite: CH 344.

CH:445
Course Credits: 2

Laboratory practice in advanced analytical techniques using sophisticated chemical instrumentation and hyphenated methods, such as GC-MS and carbon-13 NMR. Prerequisites: CH 344, 345. Two three-...

CH:465
Course Credits: 1

Lecture covering critical topics in the proper design and execution of scientific research.

CH:466
Course Credits: 2

Laboratory course covering application of research design, execution, data analysis and presentation.

CH:473, 474
Course Credits: 1-3

An opportunity for students to undertake laboratory research under faculty direction. Hours and credit arranged by the department. Participation in the research seminar and a...

CH:480
Course Credits: 3

Study of the biochemistry of vitamins and minerals. Topics include deficiency and toxicity symptoms, mechanism of vitamin and mineral action, and vitamins and cancer. Prerequisite:...

CH:491, 492, 493, 494
Course Credits: 1-3

An opportunity for qualified and capable students to do independent work in chemistry. Hours and credit arranged by the instructor.