Chemistry

Name Title Credits School
CHEM 105 Applied Chemistry 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
For bachelor of technology majors. An introduction to basic chemical concepts and their application to industrial technology. Studies will include basic chemical concepts and calculations, the relationship of atomic structure and bonding to chemical and physical properties and the state of matter, and the role of thermal chemistry, thermodynamics and oxidation-reduction in determining the rates and extent of chemical reactions. The laboratory work will illustrate common laboratory techniques and the lecture materials presented.

Corequisite Course(s): Co-requisite: TMAT 135 or MATH 141

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 2-3-3

CHEM 105L Applied Chemistry Laboratory 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is a laboratory component of the lecture course. For bachelor of technology majors. An introduction to basic chemical concepts and their application to industrial technology. Studies will include basic chemical concepts and calculations, the relationship of atomic structure and bonding to chemical and physical properties and the state of matter, and the role of thermal chemistry, thermodynamics and oxidation-reduction in determining the rates and extent of chemical reactions. The laboratory work will illustrate common laboratory techniques and the lecture materials presented.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-0

CHEM 107 Engineering Chemistry I 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
For electrical engineering and computer science majors. An introduction to theoretical and inorganic chemistry. Studies include basic chemical concepts and calculations, atomic structure, periodicity and bonding, states of matter, metals, solutions, acids and bases, thermal chemistry and introductory thermodynamics, oxidation-reduction reactions, reaction rates and nuclear reactions.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: TMAT-135 or MATH-141 or MATH-140 or MATH-170 or Math-180

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 4-0-4

CHEM 110 General Chemistry I 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
An introduction to theoretical and inorganic chemistry. Studies include: types of matter, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical bonding, states of matter, solutions, chemical reactions, gas laws, and chemical calculations. Laboratory work illustrates common laboratory techniques as well as chemical principles.

Corequisite Course(s): Co-requisite: MATH 135 or TMAT 135, MATH 136 or TMAT 155, MATH 141, MATH 161, or MATH 170

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

CHEM 110L General Chemistry I Laboratory 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is a laboratory component of the lecture course. An introduction to theoretical and inorganic chemistry. Studies include: types of matter, atomic structure, the periodic table, chemical bonding, states of matter, solutions, chemical reactions, gas laws, and chemical calculations. Laboratory work illustrates common laboratory techniques as well as chemical principles.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-0

CHEM 150 General Chemistry II 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
A continuation of CHEM 110. Topics to be covered include thermochemistry, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibria, acids and bases, ionic equilibria, oxidation-reduction reactions, and electrochemistry. Laboratory work illustrates the principles discussed in the lecture.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 110

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

CHEM 150L General Chemistry II Laboratory 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is a laboratory component of the lecture course. A continuation of CHEM 110. Topics to be covered include thermochemistry, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibria, acids and bases, ionic equilibria, oxidation-reduction reactions, and electrochemistry. Laboratory work illustrates the principles discussed in the lecture.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: Take CHEM 110 and one course in this group: MATH 140 or MATH 141 or MATH 160 or MATH 161 or MATH 170 or TMAT 135

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-0

CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course includes the study of the stereochemistry and electronic structure of aliphatic and aromatic compounds, and the properties of their functional groups. Laboratory work consists of the determination of physical constants and the preparation of various organic compounds.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 150

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

CHEM 210L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is a laboratory component of the lecture course. This course includes the study of the stereochemistry and electronic structure of aliphatic and aromatic compounds, and the properties of their functional groups. Laboratory work consists of the determination of physical constants and the preparation of various organic compounds.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-0

CHEM 215 Bio-Organic Chemistry 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
The basic concepts of organic chemistry and biochemistry are covered. Topics include hydrocarbons, stereochemistry, alcohols, phenols and ethers, carbonyl compounds, amines, amides, carbohydrates, amino acids and proteins, nucleic acids and the relationship of these chemicals to metabolic pathways. This course does not satisfy the organic chemistry or biochemistry course requirements for other science majors.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 105 or CHEM 110

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

CHEM 215L Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is a laboratory component of the lecture course. The basic concepts of organic chemistry and biochemistry are covered. Topics include hydrocarbons, stereochemistry, alcohols, phenols and ethers, carbonyl compounds, amines, amides, carbohydrates, amino acids and proteins, nucleic acids and the relationship of these chemicals to metabolic pathways. This course does not satisfy the organic chemistry or biochemistry course requirements for other science majors.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-0

CHEM 250 Organic Chemistry II 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
A continuation of Organic Chemistry I. Studies include: the advanced theoretical treatment of reaction mechanisms, spectroscopic properties of organic compounds, and configurations of some important biological systems. Laboratory work consists of more advanced organic syntheses and qualitative organic analysis.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 210

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

CHEM 250L Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is a laboratory component of the lecture course. A continuation of Organic Chemistry I. Studies include: the advanced theoretical treatment of reaction mechanisms, spectroscopic properties of organic compounds, and configurations of some important biological systems. Laboratory work consists of more advanced organic syntheses and qualitative organic analysis.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-0

CHEM 310 Quantitative Analysis 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
An introduction to the principles and calculations of quantitative analysis. Topics include: chemical stoichiometry, acid and base concepts, ionic equilibria, acid-base titrations, spectrophotometry, oxidation-reduction reactions, complex compounds, gravimetric analysis, and precipitation titrations .Laboratory work consists of elementary gravimetric, volumetric, and instrumental analysis.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 150

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-5-4

CHEM 310L Quantitative Analysis Laboratory 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is a laboratory component of the lecture course. An introduction to the principles and calculations of quantitative analysis. Topics include: chemical stoichiometry, acid and base concepts, ionic equilibria, acid-base titrations, spectrophotometry, oxidation-reduction reactions, complex compounds, gravimetric analysis, and precipitation titrations .Laboratory work consists of elementary gravimetric, volumetric, and instrumental analysis.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-5-0

CHEM 320 Environmental Chemistry 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course introduces fundamentals of atmospheric, aquatic, and soil chemistry as relating to generation, transport and fate of pollutants in the environment. Lecture will cover topics on major sources of pollution, water quality, water and wastewater treatment, pollutant fate and transport modeling. Additional discussion topics will include national and global environment issues (e.g., greenhouse gas emission, global warming, stratospheric ozone depletion) and current key U.S environmental laws. The objective of this course is to prepare students to be environmentally conscientious citizens and empower them with scientific knowledge to make the responsible decisions concerning the environment.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 250

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

CHEM 350 Instrumental Analysis 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course represents a study of the operational principles and application of the instrumental methods for quantitative identification of compounds and determination of their chemical structure. Students will learn about principles involved in operation and data analysis for an array of modern laboratory instruments corresponding to electrochemical, spectrophotometric, and chromatographic methods. The key aspect of the class is for students to become knowledgeable of the scope of applicability as well as advantages and disadvantages of each method. The emphasis of this course is on learning the operational features and developing the insight that is necessary to choose the right tool to provide a quantitative solution to a given chemical problem.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 310

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

CHEM 395 Introduction to Research Design 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course will provide you with an opportunity to explore scientific research and review articles in several areas of biomedical and chemical research and discuss: a) research design; b) experimental material and techniques; c) analysis, interpretation, presentation and critique of data/ results; d) statistical analyses; and e) improving your scientific writing and oral presentation skills. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/ or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

CHEM 410 Physical Chemistry I 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
A study of the fundamental principles of modern physical chemistry. Topics include: the kinetic theory of gases, thermodynamics, thermochemistry, properties of solutions, and chemical kinetics. Laboratory work is designed to illustrate the fundamental laws and basic physicochemical methods.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 310 and Co- requisite : MATH 170

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-4

CHEM 410L Physical Chemistry I 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
A study of the fundamental principles of modern physical chemistry. Topics include: the kinetic theory of gases, thermodynamics, thermochemistry, properties of solutions, and chemical kinetics. Laboratory work is designed to illustrate the fundamental laws and basic physicochemical methods.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-0

CHEM 420 Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course will examine the principles of chemistry that underline the study of pharmacology, drug, design, and drug formulation. This course covers all core material necessary to provide an understanding of the chemistry of drug molecules, drug- target interactions, and stereochemistry and drug metabolism. It will also include chromatographic and spectral techniques used in quantitative analysis and identification of pharmaceutical agents and metabolites. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: BIOL 340

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

CHEM 450 Physical Chemistry II 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
A continuation of Physical Chemistry I. Topics include: electrochemistry, chemical bonding, spectroscopy, photochemistry, physical biochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Laboratory work consists of electrode phenomena, spectrophotometric measurements, chemical catalysis, and radiochemistry.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 410,

Corequisite Course(s): Co-requisite: MATH 180

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

CHEM 455 Computational Chemistry 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course provides the basic theoretical background of computational chemistry and focuses on acquiring practical skills to perform molecular modeling in solving chemical problems. Lectures will introduce several molecular modeling methods in computational chemistry (semi-empirical and ab-initio methods, density functional theory, molecular mechanics, molecular dynamics), which are used to investigate molecular geometries (conformations and the absolute configuration) as well as predict molecular and spectroscopic properties. Through hands on project based exercises, students will become familiar with different molecular modeling software packages and associated visualization programs: Gaussian, Gauss-view, Spartan, Macromodel, Schrodinger, suite of applets. Class will be also engaged in discussion of recent applications from selected journal articles. The emphasis will be made on understanding and critically assessing the applicability of computational methods to specific chemistry problems, rather than memorization of specific theoretical details regarding algorithms. Upon completion of the course, students will become familiar with essential computational chemistry methods, the key existing software and how to select the right method for the particular chemical problem.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 410 and CHEM 450

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

CHEM 470 Inorganic Chemistry 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Inorganic Chemistry (Chemistry 470) is a one semester course that presents contemporary theories about molecular structure and reactivity and applies them to inorganic materials, catalysis, nanotechnology, and bioinorganic chemistry. The course extends the application of fundamental chemical theories of structure, bonding, thermodynamics, and kinetics that are developed in prerequisite courses (Organic Chemistry I and II (Chem 210/250), Physical chemistry I and II (Chem 410/450) to current problems in the chemistry of main group and transition elements. Group theory will be introduced to elucidate the symmetry, structure, bonding, and spectroscopy of the d-block elements. The course prepares students for advanced study in chemistry, biology, or biochemistry and provides an introduction to topics of interest for students preparing for careers in chemical industry.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 410

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

CHEM 491 Independent Research I 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
An independent research project with faculty supervision, including experimental, analytical, or numerical simulation research. In some cases students may be permitted to pursue programs in hospitals or industry. A final report covering the problem, approach, results and discussion is required

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 250

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

CHEM 492 Independent Research II 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
An independent research project with faculty supervision, including experimental, analytical, or numerical simulation research. In some cases students may be permitted to pursue programs in hospitals or industry. A final report covering the problem, approach, results and discussion is required

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 250

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

CHEM 493 Independent Research III 3.00 College of Arts & Sciences
An advanced biomedical project under the supervision of a faculty member.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite CHEM 395

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-3

CHEM 494 Independent Research IV 4.00 College of Arts & Sciences
An advanced biomedical project under the supervision of a faculty member.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 395

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4