CHEM 103 Chemistry in Context

(GT-SC2, AUCC 3A). F, S, SS. For students who do not plan to take additional courses in chemistry. Chemistry, chemical principles from more conceptual, less mathematical perspective; how chemical substances, chemical reactions affect our daily lives.

The permanent syllabus for CHEM 103 can be found here.  Additional semester-by-semester course policies and procedures will be announced via in-class handouts and/or on each section’s Canvas site.

CHEM 104 Chemistry in Context Laboratory

(GT-SC1, AUCC 3A). F, S, SS. Prerequisite: CHEM 103 or concurrent registration. Laboratory applications of principles covered in CHEM 103.

The permanent syllabus for CHEM 104 can be found here.  Additional semester-by-semester course policies and procedures will be announced via in-class handouts and/or on each section’s Canvas site.

CHEM 107 Fundamentals of Chemistry

(GT-SC2, AUCC 3A). F, S, SS. Prerequisite: (MATH 117 or placement out of MATH 117) or MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160 or MATH 161 or MATH 229 or MATH 261 or concurrent registration in MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160 or MATH 161 or MATH 229 or MATH 261. For students in science-related programs requiring one semester of general chemistry. Quantitative reasoning but with less focus on mathematical calculations than CHEM 111/CHEM 113. Credit allowed for only one of the following: CHEM 107, CHEM 111, and CHEM 117. Atomic/molecular theory, gases, liquids, solids, solutions, acid/ base and oxidation/reduction reactions, kinetics, selected topics.

The permanent syllabus for CHEM 107 can be found here.  Additional semester-by-semester course policies and procedures will be announced via in-class handouts and/or on each section’s Canvas site.

CHEM 108 Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory

(GT-SC2, AUCC 3A). F, S, SS. Prerequisite: CHEM 107 or concurrent registration. Credit not allowed for both CHEM 108 and CHEM 112. Laboratory applications of principles presented in CHEM 107.

The permanent syllabus for CHEM 108 can be found here.  Additional semester-by-semester course policies and procedures will be announced via in-class handouts and/or on each section’s Canvas site.

CHEM 111 General Chemistry I

(GT-SC1, AUCC 3A). F, S, SS. Prerequisite: (MATH 118 or placement out of MATH 118) or MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160 or MATH 161 or MATH 229 or MATH 261. Intended for science majors. Students should complete the sequence: CHEM 111, CHEM 112, CHEM 113 and CHEM 114. Credit allowed for only one of the following: CHEM 107, CHEM 111, or CHEM 117. Fundamental aspects of chemistry and chemical principles; emphasis on structure, bonding, and stoichiometry.

The permanent syllabus for CHEM 111 can be found here.  Additional semester-by-semester course policies and procedures will be announced via in-class handouts and/or on each section’s Canvas site.

CHEM 112 General Chemistry Laboratory I

(GT-SC1, AUCC 3A). F, S, SS. Prerequisite: CHEM 111 or concurrent registration or CHEM 117 or concurrent registration. Credit not allowed for both CHEM 112 and CHEM 108. Laboratory applications of principles covered in CHEM 111.

The permanent syllabus for CHEM 112 can be found here.  Additional semester-by-semester course policies and procedures will be announced via in-class handouts and/or on each section’s Canvas site.

CHEM 113 General Chemistry II

F, S, SS. Prerequisite: CHEM 107 or CHEM 111 or CHEM 117; (MATH 124 or placement out of MATH 124) or MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160 or MATH 161 or MATH 229 or MATH 261 or concurrent registration in MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160 or MATH 161 or MATH 229 or MATH 261. Acid/base equilibria, kinetics, thermodynamics, solubility, oxidation- reduction reactions, electrochemistry, selected topics.

CHEM 114 General Chemistry Laboratory II

F, S, SS. Prerequisite: CHEM 112; CHEM 113 or concurrent registration. Laboratory applications of principles covered in CHEM 113.

CHEM 117 General Chemistry I for Chemistry Majors

F. Prerequisite: Concurrent registration in CHEM 192; (MATH 118 or placement out of MATH 118) or MATH 141 or MATH 155 or MATH 160 or MATH 161or MATH 229 or MATH 261. Credit allowed for only one of the following: CHEM 107, CHEM 111, or CHEM 117. Fundamental aspects of chemistry and chemical principles with an emphasis placed on atomic and molecular structure, bonding, and stoichiometry.

CHEM 192 Introductory Seminar in Chemistry

F. Prerequisite: Concurrent registration in CHEM 117. Small group discussions of aspects of chemistry.

 

CHEM 245 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

F, S, SS. Prerequisite: CHEM 107 or CHEM 113. Credit allowed for only one of the following: CHEM 245, CHEM 341, and CHEM 345. Intended for students in science-related programs requiring one semester of organic chemistry. Nomenclature, structure, bonding, reactions, mechanisms, synthesis, stereochemistry of organic compounds.

CHEM 246 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

F, S. Prerequisite: CHEM 108 or CHEM 112 or CHEM 114; CHEM 245 or concurrent registration. Credit not allowed for students who have already taken CHEM 344. Laboratory applications of principles presented in CHEM 245.

CHEM 261 Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry

S. Prerequisite: CHEM 113 or concurrent registration. Preparation, structures, properties, and reactions of chemical elements and inorganic compounds; periodic trends, organizing principles; applications.

CHEM 301 Advanced Scientific Writing–Chemistry

(AUCC 2B). S. Prerequisite: CO 150; CHEM 334 or CHEM 345 or a 300-level science laboratory course with written approval of instructor. Advanced scientific writing using the read-analyze-write approach and scientific poster preparation and presentation.

CHEM 311 Introduction to Nanoscale Science

S. Prerequisite: CHEM 113; CHEM 343 or CHEM 346. Synthesis, characterization, and applications of nanoscale materials.

CHEM 334 Quantitative Analysis Laboratory

F, S. Prerequisite: CHEM 114; CHEM 335 or concurrent registration. Credit not allowed for both CHEM 334 and CHEM 332. Laboratory applications of principles presented in CHEM 335.

CHEM 335 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry

F, S. Prerequisite: CHEM 113 with a C or better; CHEM 334 or concurrent registration. Credit not allowed for both CHEM 335 and CHEM 331. Modern and classical applications and methods in analytical chemistry including statistical, kinetic, spectroscopic, and chromatographic analysis.

CHEM 341 Modern Organic Chemistry I

F, S, SS. Prerequisite: CHEM 113. Credit allowed for only one of the following: CHEM 245, CHEM 341, and CHEM 345. Structures, nomenclature, dynamics, spectroscopy, and reactions of organic molecules.

CHEM 343 Modern Organic Chemistry II

F, S, SS. Prerequisite: CHEM 245 or CHEM 341 or CHEM 345. Credit not allowed for both CHEM 343 and CHEM 346. Continued studies of reactions and mechanisms of organic molecules and biological chemistry.

CHEM 344 Modern Organic Chemistry Laboratory

F, S, SS. Prerequisite: CHEM 113; CHEM 114. Intended for science majors. Credit not allowed for both CHEM 344 and CHEM 246. Laboratory applications of modern organic chemistry.

CHEM 345 Organic Chemistry I

F, S. Prerequisite: CHEM 113; CHEM 114. Intended for science majors. Students should plan to complete the sequence CHEM 345, CHEM 346. Credit allowed for only one of the following: CHEM 245, CHEM 341, and CHEM 345. Structure, nomenclature, dynamics, spectroscopy, reactions of organic molecules. Laboratory applications of principles presented in lecture.

 

CHEM 346 Organic Chemistry II

F, S. Prerequisite: CHEM 345. Credit not allowed for both CHEM 343 and CHEM 346. Intended for science majors. Students should plan to complete the sequence CHEM 345, 346.

CHEM 384 Supervised College Teaching

Prerequisite: Twenty credits in chemistry; written consent of department head. A maximum of 10 combined credits for all 384 and 484 courses are counted towards graduation requirements. Maximum of 12 credits for any combination of CHEM 384, CHEM 487, CHEM 495, CHEM 498. To register for this class, please fill out the form.

CHEM 431 Instrumental Analysis

F. Prerequisite: CHEM 334; CBE 310 or concurrent registration or CHEM 474 or concurrent registration. Instrumental methods of chemical analysis.

 

CHEM 433 Clinical Chemistry

S. Prerequisite: CHEM 334; BC 351 or BC 401. Laboratory applications of principles presented in lecture. Principles and methodology of clinical chemistry. Laboratory experience in methodology and method development.

CHEM 440 Advanced Organic Chemistry Laboratory

F. Prerequisite: CHEM 344 or CHEM 346. Advanced techniques in organic synthesis, mechanisms of reactions, structure determination.

CHEM 461 Inorganic Chemistry

S. Prerequisite: CHEM 261; CHEM 472 or CHEM 474. Concepts, models to explain structural, spectroscopic, magnetic, thermodynamic, and kinetic properties of inorganic compounds; symmetry, group theory.

CHEM 462 Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory

S. Prerequisite: CHEM 461 or concurrent registration. Synthetic techniques and instrumental methods in inorganic chemistry.

CHEM 474 Physical Chemistry I

F. Prerequisite: CHEM 113; MATH 261; PH 142; concurrent registration in CHEM 475. Credit allowed for only one of the following: CHEM 471, CHEM 472, or CHEM 474. Quantum chemistry; applications to bonding, molecular structure, and spectroscopy.

CHEM 475 Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

F. Prerequisite: CBE 333 or CHEM 334; CBE 310 or concurrent registration or CHEM 474 or concurrent registration. Physiochemical experiments; emphasis on quantum mechanics/ spectroscopy; interpretation/presentation of data; formal lab reports.

CHEM 476 Physical Chemistry II

S. Prerequisite: CHEM 474. Statistical thermodynamics; applications to phase and chemical equilibria; kinetics.

CHEM 477 Physical Chemistry Laboratory II

S. Prerequisite: CHEM 475. Physiochemical experiments; emphasis on thermodynamics/statistical mechanics/kinetics; interpretation/presentation of data; formal lab reports.

CHEM 487 Internship

Prerequisite: CHEM 476. Maximum of 12 credits allowed for any combination of CHEM 384, CHEM 487, CHEM 495, CHEM 498. Supervised work experience in approved off-campus chemical laboratory setting. Consultation with faculty adviser/instructor. To register for this class, please fill out the form.

CHEM 493 Seminar

S. Prerequisite: CHEM 474. Critical analyses of selected literature; develop presentation of technical topic; required oral presentation.

CHEM 495 Independent Study

Prerequisite: Nine credits in chemistry, written consent of laboratory mentor and department chair. Maximum of 12 credits for any combination of CHEM 384, CHEM 487, CHEM 495, CHEM 498. Satisfactory completion of course requires a written report, an oral presentation at a research group meeting, or a poster presentation. To register for this class, please fill out the form.

CHEM 498 Research

Prerequisite: Twenty credits in chemistry, written consent of research mentor and department chair. Maximum of 12 credits for any combination of CHEM 384, CHEM 487, CHEM 495, CHEM 498. Supervised laboratory research in chemistry; written report consistent with ACS guidelines required. To register for this class, please fill out the form.

CHEM 499

Prerequisite: Twenty credits in chemistry, written consent of research mentor and department chair. Maximum of 12 credits for any combination of CHEM 384, CHEM 487, CHEM 495, CHEM 498. Supervised laboratory research in chemistry; written report consistent with ACS guidelines required. To register for this class, please fill out the form.

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