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Chemistry

CHEM 1400 - INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY (4 Credits)

For non-science majors; an overview of the development of chemistry with emphasis on scientific approaches; applications of chemistry in today's world. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Fee: $30.

CHEM 1401 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (4 Credits)

Structure and states of matter, chemical reaction stoichiometry, acid-base and oxidation-reduction reactions. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: Completion of any pre-college math requirements (TCCN: CHEM 1411). Fee: $30. Offered: Fall.

CHEM 1402 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY II ( 4 Credits)

Chemical equilibrium, thermodynamics and kinetics; electrochemistry; descriptive inorganic chemistry. Consists of lecture and laboratory (TCCN: CHEM 1412) Prerequisite: CHEM 1401 with a least a grade of C. Fee: $30. Offered: Spring.

CHEM 2190-2690 SELECTED ISSUES IN CHEMISTRY (1-6 Credits)

Introduction to specialized topic(s) chosen by instructor. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Fee: $30 (when applicable).

CHEM 2411 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I (4 Credits)

Structure, including stereochemistry, and reactions of hydrocarbons and alcohols including nucleophilic substitution and electrophilic aromatic substitution. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: CHEM 1402 with at least a grade of C. Fee: $40. Offered: Fall.

CHEM 2412 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II (4 Credits)

Structure spectroscopy and reactions of functional groups. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: CHEM 2411 with at least a grade of C. Fee: $40. Offered: Spring.

CHEM 3180-3380 SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY (1-3 Credits)

In-depth study of specialized subject. May be repeated to a maximum of four semester hours when topics vary, but no more than six semester hours may be earned in a combination of CHEM 3180 CHEM 3380 and CHEM 3260 CHEM 3460. Prerequisite: Junior standing in chemistry or consent of instructor. Fee: $40. (when applicable). Offered: by independent study.

CHEM 3260-3460 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH (2-4 Credits)

Intensive study of a selected research problem undertaken individually with supervision. May be repeated for credit when research problem varies; only 4 semester hours may count toward the semester hours of chemistry required for the BA or BS degree. Prerequisite: 12 semester hours of chemistry beyond the 1000 level and consent of instructor. Fee: $40 (when applicable). Offered: Independent study.

CHEM 3421 - ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY (4 Credits)

Gravimetric, volumetric, and introduction to chromatographic, and UV/visible spectroscopic methods of analysis. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: CHEM 1402 with at least a grade of C. Fee: $40. Offered: Fall.

CHEM 3422 - INSTRUMENTAL ANALYSIS (4 Credits)

Experimental design techniques and approaches for current analytical problems utilizing chemical instrumentation. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: CHEM 3421 with at least a grade of C. Fee: $40. Offered: Spring.

CHEM 4431 - PHYSICAL CHEMSTRY I (4 Credits)

States of matter, thermodynamics and thermochemistry, and kinetics. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisites: 12 hours in chemistry PHYS 1402, MATH 2413. Fee: $40. Offered: Fall of even numbered years.

CHEM 4432 - PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II (4 Credits)

Quantum mechanics, spectroscopy, atomic and molecular structure. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: CHEM 4431 with at least a grade of C. Fee: $40. Offered: Spring of odd-numbered years.

CHEM 4440 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4 Credits)

Modern aspects of inorganic chemistry including symmetry, group theory, spectroscopy, reaction mechanisms, and transition metal and organometallic chemistry. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisites: 12 semester hours in chemistry. Fee: $40. Offered: Spring of even-numbered years.

CHEM 4441 - ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (4 Credits)

Bonding, reaction intermediates, determination of mechanisms, effects of structure on reactivity, and spectrophotometric. Topics include modern methods for the synthesis and purification of small biomolecules and how bioinformatics, functional genomics, and other modern biotechnologies are used to speed the discovery and synthesis of new small organic molecules to treat human diseases with large unmet therapeutic need. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisites: CHEM 2412 with at least a grade of C. Fee: $40. Offered: Spring of even numbered years.

CHEM 4451 - BIOCHEMISTRY I (4 Credits)

An overview of biomolecules and biochemical processes with emphasis on intermediary metabolism consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisites: CHEM 2412 and eight semester hours of biology, or consent of instructor. Fee: $40. Offered: Fall of even numbered years.

CHEM 4452 - BIOCHEMISTRY II (4 Credits)

In-depth study of the mechanisms and kinetics of enzymes; structure and biotransformations of proteins; and the structural variations in nucleic acids. Consists of lecture and laboratory. Prerequisites: CHEM 4451 with at least a grade of C. Fee: $40. Offered: As needed.

CHEM 4460 - CHEMICAL BIOLOGY (4 Credits)

Explores how scientific work in chemistry led to fundamental understanding of an ability to manipulate biological processes. Emphasis is placed on chemical design and synthesis as well as biological evaluation and utility. Content based on scientific literature readings. Prerequisites: CHEM 2412, BIOL 2430. Fee: $40. Offered: Spring of odd numbered years.