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CHEM 992 - Basic Chemistry
(0.0 cr; Prereq-[3 cr equiv]; High school algebra; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)
Measurements, metric system. Atomic/molecular structure, nomenclature, balancing chemical equations.



CHEM 1001 - Introductory Chemistry (PHYS SCI)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-High school algebra, high school chem; fall, spring, every year)
For students who do not need professional-level general chemistry. Atomic and molecular structure, inorganic nomenclature, chemical equations, quantitative relationships, behavior of gases, phases of matter, solution chemistry, chemical dynamics, acid/base chemistry, oxidation-reduction process, nuclear processes, introduction to organic and biochemistry.



CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I (PHYS SCI, PEOPLE/ENV)
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1001; fall, spring, every year)
Concepts of inorganic chemistry, atomic theory/structure, periodicity of elements. Basic rules of oxidation/chemical combination. Molecular structure (hybridization, molecular orbitals). Thermochemistry, gases, solution process, colligative properties.



CHEM 1062 - Chemical Principles II
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1061 minimum C- grade, 1065; spring, every year)
Behavior of gases, thermodynamics, properties of solutions, solution equilibria, oxidation/reduction reactions. Rigorous course. Develops chemical foundations required in some agriculture, environmental, preprofessional programs.



CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory (PHYS SCI, PEOPLE/ENV)
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1001; fall, spring, every year)
Basic laboratory skills. Investigating physical/chemical phenomena associated with lecture material. Experimental design, data collection/treatment, discussion of errors, proper treatment of hazardous wastes.



CHEM 1066 - Chemical Principles II Laboratory
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1061 minimum C- grade, 1065; spring, every year)
Basic laboratory skills. Investigating physical/chemical phenomena associated with lecture material. Experimental design, data collection/treatment, discussion of errors, proper treatment of hazardous wastes.



CHEM 1401 - Elementary Bioorganic Chemistry (PHYS SCI, PEOPLE/ENV)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-1001 or 1022; fall, every year)
Organic chemistry as applied to important biochemical molecules.



CHEM 2301 - Organic Chemistry I
(3.0 cr; Prereq-1022, concurrent enrollment in 2310; fall, every year)
Important classes of organic compounds, their structures/reactions. Relation between structure, reactivity, and properties. Spectroscopic characterization of organic molecules.



CHEM 2302 - Organic Chemistry II
(3.0 cr; Prereq-[Grade of at least C- in 2301 or consent of instructor], concurrent enrollment in 2311; spring, every year)
Reactions, synthesis, and characterization of organic compounds and biologically significant classes of organic compounds (lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids).



CHEM 2310 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
(2.0 cr; Prereq-Concurrent enrollment in 2301; fall, every year)
Laboratory techniques in synthesis, purification, and characterization of organic compounds.



CHEM 2311 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
(2.0 cr; Prereq-2310, concurrent enrollment in 2302; spring, every year)
Lab techniques in synthesis, purification, and characterization of organic compounds.



CHEM 3021 - Biochemistry
(3.0 cr; Prereq-Grade of at least C- in [2301 or consent of instructor], BIOL 1009; spring, every year)
Fundamentals of biochemistry. Structure/function of proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, and carbohydrates. Metabolism, regulation of metabolism. Quantitative treatments of chemistry equilibria, enzyme catalysis, and bioenergetics. Chemistry basis of genetic information.



CHEM 3022 - Chemical Analysis in the Biological and Environmental Sciences
(4.0 cr; Prereq-2301, 2310; spring, even academic years)
Theories/techniques of quantitative chemical analysis. Covers data handling, atomic/molecular spectroscopies, gas/liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry. Labs focus on application of quantitative chemical methods to problems encourntered in environmental science/biology.



CHEM 3994 - Undergraduate Research in Chemistry
(1.0 - 3.0 cr [max 6.0 cr]; Prereq-2301, 2310; fall, spring, every year)
Laboratory techniques used in chemistry. Literature pertaining to field. Students write proposals for UROP/UROC grants.



 
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