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Courses - Summer 2019
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CHEM131
Chemistry I - Fundamentals of General Chemistry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSNL (if taken with CHEM132)
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.
Corequisite: CHEM132.
Recommended: For Science majors.
Credit only granted for: CHEM103, CHEM131, CHEM135, CHEM153 or CHEM146.
Formerly: CHEM103.
An overview of the Periodic Table, inorganic substances, ionic and covalent bonding, bulk properties of materials, chemical equilibrium, and quantitative chemistry. CHEM131 is the first course in a four-semester sequence for students majoring in the sciences, other than Chemistry and Biochemistry majors.
CHEM132
General Chemistry I Laboratory
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.
Corequisite: CHEM131.
Credit only granted for: CHEM103, CHEM132, CHEM136, CHEM143, CHEM147 or CHEM177.
Formerly: CHEM103.
Introduction to the quantification of chemical substances, including the concept of the mole and chemical stoichiometry. Additional work involves the synthesis of ionic substances and their qualitative characterization. Must be taken concurrently with CHEM131.
Students must pay a $40.00 lab materials fee.
CHEM135
General Chemistry for Engineers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have math eligibility of MATH120 or higher.
Credit only granted for: CHEM103, CHEM113, CHEM131, CHEM135, or CHEM146.
The nature and composition of matter, solutions, chemical reactions, equilibria, and electrochemistry, with applications to various fields of engineering.
CHEM231
Organic Chemistry I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHEM131, CHEM135, or CHEM146; and (CHEM132, CHEM136, CHEM147, or CHEM177); and a grade of C- or better in the prerequisites is required of College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences majors and recommended for all students.
Corequisite: CHEM232.
Credit only granted for: CHEM104, CHEM231, CHEM233 or CHEM237.
Formerly: CHEM233.
The chemistry of carbon: aliphatic compounds, aromatic compounds, stereochemistry, arenes, halides, alcohols, esters and spectroscopy.
CHEM232
Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHEM131 and CHEM132; or (CHEM135 and CHEM136); or (CHEM146 and CHEM147). And a grade of C- or better in the prerequisites is required for College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences majors and recommended for all students.
Corequisite: CHEM231.
Credit only granted for: CHEM104, CHEM231, CHEM233 or CHEM237.
Formerly: CHEM233.
Provides experience in developing some basic laboratory techniques, recrystallization, distillation, extraction, chromatography.
Students must pay a $40.00 Laboratory Materials fee.
CHEM241
Organic Chemistry II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHEM231 and CHEM232; or CHEM237. And a grade of C- or better in the prerequisites is required for College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences majors and recommended for all students.
Credit only granted for: CHEM241, CHEM243 or CHEM247.
Formerly: CHEM243.
A continuation of CHEM231 with emphasis on molecular structure; substitution reactions; carbonium ions; aromaticity; synthetic processes; macromolecules.
CHEM242
Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: CHEM231 and CHEM232; or CHEM237. And a grade of C- or better in the prerequisites is required for College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences majors and recommended for all students.
Corequisite: CHEM241.
Credit only granted for: CHEM243 or CHEM247.
Formerly: CHEM243.
Synthetic organic chemistry through functional group manipulation, introduction to instrumentation essential to analysis and structure elucidation.
Students must pay a $40.00 Laboratory Materials fee.
CHEM271
General Chemistry and Energetics
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHEM241 and CHEM242; or CHEM247. And a grade of C- or better in the prerequisites for College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences majors and recommended for all students.
Corequisite: CHEM272.
Credit only granted for: CHEM113, CHEM153, CHEM271 or CHEM276.
Formerly: CHEM113.
An introduction to the physical aspects of chemistry; chemical kinetics, thermodynamics and electrochemistry in the context of current chemistry research.
CHEM272
General Bioanalytical Chemistry Laboratory
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: CHEM241 and CHEM242; or CHEM247. And a grade of C- or better in the prerequisites is required for College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences majors and recommended for all students.
Corequisite: CHEM271.
Credit only granted for: CHEM227, CHEM272 or CHEM277.
An introduction to analytical chemistry with an emphasis on bio-analytical instrumentation and techniques.
Students must pay a $40.00 laboratory materials fee.
CHEM399
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Chemical Research
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
CHEM399X
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Chemical Research
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.
CHEM699
Special Problems in Chemistry
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
CHEM799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
CHEM898
CHEM899
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.