Chemistry (CHEM)


1000

CHEM 1001 Chemical Fundamentals (3 credits)
Prereq.: ACT mathematics score of at least 21 or eligibility for MATH 1021. For those students whose curricula require only one year of chemistry or physical science. Also may be taken as a preparatory course for CHEM 1201. An overview of chemical theory and principles with emphasis on the role of chemistry in the modern world.
CHEM 1002 Chemistry of Life and the Environment (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 1001 or 1201 or 1421. An overview of organic chemistry and biochemistry; emphasis on the molecular basis for the biological, materials, and environmental sciences.
CHEM 1200 [Not Offered] General Chemistry I Supplement (1 credits)
Prereq.: registration in CHEM 1201 and MATH 1021. Pass-fail grading. One 90 minute session per week. Intensive treatment of concepts, mathematical operations, and problem-solving techniques commonly encountered in CHEM 1201, with emphasis on concept application.
CHEM 1201 General Chemistry I (3 credits)
Prereq.: credit or registration in MATH 1022, 1023, 1431, 1550, or 1551; or concurrent registration in MATH 1021 and CHEM 1200. Credit will not be given for this course and CHEM 1421. For science/engineering curricula. Modern chemical theories and principles; quantitative approach and problem solving; descriptive chemistry of selected elements and compounds.
CHEM 1202 General Chemistry (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 1201 or 1421. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1422. For science/engineering curricula. Continuation of CHEM 1201. Additional theory with emphasis on solution chemistry and a quantitative approach; descriptive chemistry of selected elements and compounds from the main groups and the first transition series.
CHEM 1212 General Chemistry Labor atory (2 credits)
Prereq.: credit or registration in CHEM 1002, 1202, or 1422. 6 hrs. lab. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1431. Laboratory usage deposit. Basic laboratory operations including selected experiments and introductory inorganic qualitative analysis.
CHEM 1421 HONORS: General Chemistry (3 credits)
Prereq.: ACT mathematics score of at least 27 or eligibility for MATH 1550. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1201. Chemistry majors who qualify should take this course. For well-prepared students with a special interest in chemistry.
CHEM 1422 [Not Offered] HONORS: General Chemistry (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 1421, or CHEM 1201 with consent of department chair. Chemistry majors who qualify should take this course. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1202. Continuation of CHEM 1421.
CHEM 1431 [Not Offered] HONORS: General Chemistry Laboratory (2 credits)
S Prereq.: credit or registration in CHEM 1422, or credit or registration in CHEM 1202. 6 hrs. lab/demonstration. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 1212. For chemistry majors and other well-prepared students with special interest in chemistry. Laboratory usage deposit. Fundamental chemical operations, a selection of experiments, and elementary quantitative techniques.

2000

CHEM 2001 Analytical Chemistry (2 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 1202 or 1422. Basic principles and practices of modern methods of analysis.
CHEM 2002 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (2 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 2001 and 1212 or 1431. 6 hrs. lab. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 2003. Laboratory usage deposit. Experiments in modern methods of analysis.
CHEM 2003 [Not Offered] HONORS: Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (2 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 2001, 1212, or 1431. 6 hrs. lab. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 2002. Primarily for chemistry majors. Laboratory usage deposit. Experiments in modern methods of analysis.
CHEM 2010 [Not Offered] Inquiry Approaches to Math and Science Teaching (1 credits)
See BIOL 2010.
CHEM 2011 [Not Offered] Inquiry-Based Math and Science Lesson Design (1 credits)
See BIOL 2011.
CHEM 2060 Survey of Organic Chemistry (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 1202 or 1422. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 2261. Aliphatic and aromatic compounds; biological aspects of organic chemistry.
CHEM 2261 Organic Chemistry (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 1202 or 1422. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 2060. Representative classes of organic compounds; emphasis on varied professional goals of students, e.g., life sciences, physical sciences, engineering.
CHEM 2262 Organic Chemistry (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 2261. Continuation of CHEM 2261.
CHEM 2364 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 1212; and CHEM 2060 or credit or registration in CHEM 2262 or 2462. 6 hrs. lab. Same as CHEM 2463. Laboratory usage deposit. Fundamental laboratory operations of organic chemistry.
CHEM 2461 HONORS: Organic Chemistry I (3 credits)
F Prereq.: a grade of �A� or �B� in CHEM 1202 or CHEM 1422. Chemistry majors who qualify should take this course. For well-prepared students with a special interest in chemistry. Credit will not be given for this course and CHEM 2060 or CHEM 2261. Studies of structure, mechanism, and synthesis in organic chemistry.
CHEM 2462 [Not Offered] HONORS: Organic Chemistry II (3 credits)
S Prereq.: CHEM 2461 or a grade of �A� in CHEM 2261. Chemistry majors who qualify should take this course. For wellprepared students with a special interest in chemistry. Credit will not be given for both this course and CHEM 2262. Continuation of CHEM 2461.
CHEM 2463 [Not Offered] HONORS: Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2 credits)
S Same as CHEM 2364; primarily for chemistry majors. Laboratory usage deposit.
CHEM 2900 Research Internship (1-2 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 1201 or 1431. May be taken 6 times for credit; no more than 8 sem. hrs. of credit may be earned in CHEM 2900 and 3900. May be selected on recommendation of professor directing the work. Pass-fail grading. Introduction to chemical research by association with departmental research groups.

3000

CHEM 3001 [Not Offered] Science Teaching in Secondary School I: The Learner (1 credits)
See BIOL 3001.
CHEM 3002 [Not Offered] Science Teaching in Secondary School II: Technology in Science Education (1 credits)
See BIOL 3002.
CHEM 3491 Physical Chemistry (3 credits)
Prereq.: MATH 1552; PHYS 1202 or 2102; and CHEM 1202, 1422, or equivalent; all three courses with a grade of �C� or better.
CHEM 3492 Physical Chemistry (3,3 credits)
Prereq.: MATH 1552; PHYS 1202 or 2102; and CHEM 1202, 1422, or equivalent; all three courses with a grade of �C� or better. CHEM 3491 is prerequisite for CHEM 3492. Principles of theoretical chemistry.
CHEM 3493 Physical Chemistry Laboratory (3 credits)
S Prereq.: PHYS 1209 or 2109; CHEM 1212 or 1431; and credit or registration in CHEM 3492. 1 hr. lecture; 5 hrs. lab. Laboratory usage deposit. Selected experiments to accompany physical chemistry.
CHEM 3900 Chemical Problems (1-3 credits)
Coreq: CHEM 3492. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit; no more than 8 sem. hrs. of credit may be earned in CHEM 2900 and 3900. May be selected on recommendation of professor directing the work and consent of the dean of the college. Written report of research problem is required. Introduction to chemical research methods.

4000

CHEM 4003 Science Teaching in Secondary School III: Instructional Strategies in Science (1 credits)
See BIOL 4003.
CHEM 4004 [Not Offered] Seminar in Teaching Secondary School Science (3 credits)
See BIOL 4004.
CHEM 4005 [Not Offered] RESEARCH METHODS (3.0 credits)
CHEM 4010 Macromolecular Systems I (4 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 2262 and 3491 or equivalent. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Principles of large molecules and polymeric materials: physical states, morphology, strength, processing; synthesis and biosynthesis; characterization.
CHEM 4011 [Not Offered] Macromolecular Systems II (4 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 4010. 3 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Behavior of large molecules, emphasizing theory and practice of modern and classical methods for molecular characterization.
CHEM 4150 Environmental Chemistry (3 credits)
F Prereq.: CHEM 2001 and 2261 or 2461 or 2060. Also offered as ENVS 4101. Chemical principles applied to the study of the distribution, transport, reactivity, and toxicity of chemical species in the environment.
CHEM 4160 [Not Offered] Industrial Organic Chemistry (3 credits)
S Prereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462. Review of major industrial processes with special emphasis on polymer synthesis and applications.
CHEM 4552 Instrumental Characterization of Organic Compounds (2 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 2001, 2002, or 2003 and credit or registration in CHEM 3492. Molecular analysis, NMR, IR, and UV spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, chromatography, thermal analysis, and combination of techniques.
CHEM 4553 Instrumental Characterization of Organic Compounds (2 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 2001 and 2002 or 2003, and 4552. 6 hrs. lab. Laboratory usage deposit. Applications of molecular analysis.
CHEM 4556 [Not Offered] ANALYT SPECTROSCOPY (3.0 credits)
CHEM 4557 [Not Offered] ANALYT SEPERATIONS (3.0 credits)
CHEM 4558 [Not Offered] MASS SPECTROMETRY (3.0 credits)
CHEM 4559 ELECTROANALYT CHEM (3.0 credits)
CHEM 4561 Intermediate Physical-Organic Chemistry (3 credits)
F Prereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462 and 3492. Selected topics in kinetics, reaction mechanisms, applications of quantum mechanics to organic chemistry, and related topics in physical-organic chemistry.
CHEM 4562 Intermediate Organic Chemistry (3 credits)
F Prereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462. Selected topics in synthesis, natural products chemistry, stereochemistry, reaction mechanisms, and related topics in structural and synthetic organic chemistry.
CHEM 4563 [Not Offered] Problems in Organic Structure Elucidation (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462 and 3492. Focus on interpretation of multiple types of NMR spectra, mass spectra or other spectra relevant to structure elucidation; extensive utilization of actual spectra in problem solving sessions.
CHEM 4564 [Not Offered] Advanced Organic and Inorganic Laboratory (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 2364 or equivalent. 1 hr. lecture; 6 hrs. lab. Laboratory usage deposit. Organic and inorganic preparations emphasizing modern synthetic methods and modern characterization techniques.
CHEM 4570 Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
Prereq.: credit or registration in CHEM 3492. For advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students. Principles in advanced inorganic chemistry; modern interpretations.
CHEM 4571 [Not Offered] Organometallic Chemistry (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462 and credit or registration in CHEM 3492. Chemistry and principles of metal bonds with metal to carbon sigma and pi bonds; bonding concepts, electronic structure, periodic trends and fundamental reaction mechanisms; applications to homogeneous catalysis.
CHEM 4572 [Not Offered] Foundations of Bioinorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
S Prereq.: CHEM 3492 or BIOL 4001. Concepts of coordination chemistry, biochemistry, and physical methods used in bioinorganic chemistry.
CHEM 4581 [Not Offered] Introduction to Mathematical Chemistry (3 credits)
V Prereq.: MATH 2057 and credit or registration in CHEM 3491. Mathematical methods of chemistry, with application to selected chemical problems.
CHEM 4594 Introduction to Quantum Chemistry (3 credits)
V Prereq.: CHEM 3492 and MATH 2057. Basic ideas of quantum mechanics; application to atomic and molecular structure.
CHEM 4596 [Not Offered] Chemical Thermodynamics (3 credits)
V Prereq.: CHEM 2262 or 2462 and 3492. Principles of macroscopic thermodynamics and application to systems of chemical relevance.
CHEM 4597 [Not Offered] Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics (3 credits)
V Prereq.: CHEM 3492 and MATH 2057. Introductory quantum and classical statistical thermodynamics of some simple systems of chemical relevance.

6000

CHEM 6001 [Not Offered] Chemistry Instruction Through Demonstration and Experiments (3 credits)
Prereq.: one year of college chemistry. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Demonstration techniques for junior and senior high school instruction; hands-on experience.
CHEM 6002 [Not Offered] Chemical Principles for Teachers (3 credits)
Su-V For elementary and middle school teachers. A basic chemistry course with emphasis upon the principles relevant to effective use of educational materials developed by professional societies and national curricular development projects.
CHEM 6003 [Not Offered] Laboratory Methods for Teachers (3 credits)
Su-V 1 hr. lecture; 6 hrs. lab. For elementary and middle school teachers. Analysis of laboratory experiments in current elementary and middle school curricula; selected experiments in modern chemistry.
CHEM 6691 [Not Offered] Seminar in Current Developments in Chemistry (1-3 credits)
Su only, V Prereq.: CHEM 1202 or 1422 or equivalent. For high school and junior college teachers; part of the MNS degree program. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.

7000

CHEM 7010 Macromolecular Systems III (3 credits)
F Prereq.: CHEM 4010. Introduction to representative classes of macromolecules; emphasis on polymerization mechanisms and kinetics; advanced polymer synthesis techniques, including synthesis of inorganic polymers, biopolymers, and conjugated polymers.
CHEM 7011 [Not Offered] Macromolecular Systems IV (3 credits)
S Prereq.: CHEM 4011. Structure property relationships for materials such as liquid crystals; polymer blends, and block copolymers; polymer nanocomposites and nanotechnology related materials.
CHEM 7221 [Not Offered] Chemical Dynamics and Kinetics (3 credits)
Prereq.: CHEM 3491 and 3492. Theories of chemical reaction rates in the gas phase and in solution; chemical dynamics; gas phase and solution kinetics; applications of kinetics and chemical dynamics to mechanistic studies; modern experimental techniques.
CHEM 7251 [Not Offered] Elemental Analysis (2 credits)
V Modern analytical methods for elemental analysis including atomic absorption; atomic emission including plasma; X-ray emission; ESCAAuger; neutron activation analysis.
CHEM 7253 [Not Offered] Molecular Analysis (2 credits)
V Modern analytical methods for molecular characterization including infra-red, Fourier transform infra-red, ultraviolet, nuclear magnetic resonance, mass spectroscopy, chromatography, gas chromatography coupled with mass spectroscopy, thermal analysis, and X-ray diffraction.
CHEM 7261 [Not Offered] Polymerization and Polycondensation Processes (4 credits)
V See CHE 7582.
CHEM 7272 [Not Offered] Inorganic Chemistry of Transitional Elements (2 credits)
V Prereq.: CHEM 4570 or equivalent. Chemistry of transitional elements including structural chemistry, coordination chemistry, organometallic chemistry; theories of the coordinate bond and their application to spectra, magnetism, and kinetics and mechanisms of complexes.
CHEM 7290 [Not Offered] Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics (3 credits)
V Methods of statistical mechanics of independent and inter-acting particles including ideal gases, real gases, crystals, other solids, liquids, solutions, and chemical equilibria; advanced topics and areas of current research.
CHEM 7291 [Not Offered] Quantum Chemistry (3 credits)
V Methods of quantum mechanics applied to molecular spectra, chemical bonding, and other chemical properties; oscillators, rotators, hydrogen-like wave functions, perturbation and variation theories, configuration interaction, pi-electron systems, spin, and empirical methods.
CHEM 7292 [Not Offered] Special Topics in Chemical Physics (2-3 credits)
May be taken 4 times for credit. Specialized areas of physical chemistry.
CHEM 7699 [Not Offered] Toxicology Seminar (1 credits)
See CBS 7699.
CHEM 7750 Special Topics in Analytical Chemistry (2-3 credits)
May be taken 4 times for credit. Modern methods and techniques of analytical chemistry.
CHEM 7760 [Not Offered] Special Topics in Organic Chemistry (2-3 credits)
May be taken 4 times for credit. Specialized areas of current interest in organic chemistry.
CHEM 7770 [Not Offered] Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry (2-3 credits)
May be taken 4 times for credit. Advanced treatment of areas of current interest in modern inorganic chemistry.
CHEM 7780 [Not Offered] Special Topics in Macromolecular Chemistry (2-3 credits)
May be taken 4 times for credit. Advanced treatment of specialized subjects of importance to current macromolecular research.
CHEM 7800 Seminar (1 credits)
May be taken 6 times for credit. Pass-fail grading. All graduate students are expected to participate in report and discussion groups in field of chemistry of their particular interest.
CHEM 7901 Speaking of Macromolecules (1 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Pass-fail grading. Multidisciplinary seminar that explores current research concerning macromolecules.

8000

CHEM 8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
Students who receive 6 hrs. of credit for this course cannot obtain more than 9 hrs. of credit for CHEM 8900. �S�/�U� grading.
CHEM 8900 Procedures and Problems in Chemical Research (1-12 credits)
Open only to students of proven ability or exceptional potential. Students who receive 6 hrs. of credit for CHEM 8000 cannot obtain more than 9 hrs. of credit in this course. Pass-fail grading. Experimental research methods, design and execution of experiments, and analysis and correlation of experimental data.

9000

CHEM 9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
Prereq.: 6 hrs. of credit in CHEM 8000 or 8900. �S�/�U� grading.