1. Introduction to Science and Ideas (3)
Not open to students with credit in college chemistry; for nonscience majors. Prerequisite; one year of high school algebra. Qualitative introduction to principles and theories of chemistry and related physical sciences. Reading assignments dealing with history and philosophy of science, the interaction of science and society, and the nature of the scientific enterprise. (3 lecture-demonstration hours)
1A-B. General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis (5-5)
Chem 1A not open to students with credit in Chem 3A or 1B. Students with credit in Chem 3A receive only 1 unit of credit. Prerequisite for 1A: high school chemistry or physics, two years of high school algebra or Math 4R; for Chem 1B: Chem 1A or Chem 4 with a grade of C or better. Fundamental principles of chemistry; properties of common elements and their compounds; application of principles of chemical equilibrium to separation and identification of ions. (3 lecture, 6 lab hours)*
2A-B. Introductory General Chemistry (3-3)
No credit for Chem 2A after 1A. No credit for Chem 2B alter 2C or 1B. Prerequisite: two years high school algebra or Math 4R, plane geometry. Composition at matter and physical and chemical changes; fundamental laws and principles; atomic and molecular structure, qualitative and quantitative techniques; introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry. (2 lecture, 3 lab hours)*
2C. Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry (4)
No credit for Chem 2C to students with credit in Chem 2B or 18. Primarily for students in the health-oriented professions; not a substitute for Chem 8. Prerequisite: Chem 2A. Introduction to the basic concepts of organic and biological chemistry. Structure and behavior of organic and biochemical compounds, metabolism, and regulation. (3 lecture, 3 lab hours)
4A. General Chemistry (4)
Not open to students with credit in Chem 1A or 2A-B. For chemistry majors and premedical students. Prerequisite: high school chemistry, advanced algebra, or Math 4. Stoichiometry, solutions, ionic equilibrium, gases, atomic structure and bonding, liquids and solids. (3 lecture, 3 lab hours)
4B. Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry (3)
Prerequisite: Chem 4A, IA. Introduction to bonding, reactions and structure of inorganic and coordination compounds. Preparation and characterization of simple inorganic compounds. (2 lecture, 3 lab hours)
8. Elementary Organic Chemistry (3)
Not open to chemistry majors. Recommended for students requiring a one- semester course in the field. Prerequisite: Chem 1A or 3A. Lectures, discussions, and demonstrations of fundamental principles; structure and chemical behavior of organic compounds.
28. Introductory Organic Chemistry (3)
For chemistry majors; recommended for premedical students and other science majors. Not open for credit to students with credit in Chem 8. (Chem 28 and 128 together constitute a year sequence). Prerequisite: Chem 1A-B or Chem 2A-B. introduction to structure and reactivity of organic compounds with emphasis on chemistry of hydrocarbons.
29. Introductory Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)
Chem 29 and 129 together constitute a year sequence. Prerequisite or concurrently: Chem 2B. Laboratory study of the methods, techniques and instrumentation of organic chemistry. The study of the properties, reactions and syntheses of representative classes of organic compounds. (6 lab hours)*
99. Glass Blowing (1)
Enrollment limited with preference to junior and senior chemistry majors. Elements of glass blowing; construction and repair of glass apparatus. (3 lab hours)*
101. Introductory Physical Chemistry (3)
Not open to chemistry majors. Prerequisite: Math 70 or 75 or permission of instructor. Chem 1B or 2B, 8 or 105. Physics 2A-B recommended. Basic treatment of gas laws, thermodynamics, phase equilibria, properties of solutions, kinetics, spectroscopy, macromolecules and nuclear chemistry. Especially recommended for students in the agricultural, earth, life and physical sciences, engineering and other related areas.
102. Analytical Chemistry (5)
For chemistry majors; recommended for other science majors. Prerequisites: Chem 1B (with a grade of C or better), 128A, and Math 76. Students with credit in a similar lower-division quantitative analysis course will receive only one additional unit of credit. Introduction to principles and methods of analytical chemistry. (3 lecture, 6 lab hours)*
105. Quantitative Analysis Laboratory (4)
Not open to chemistry majors. Prerequisites: Chem 4 (Chem 1B recommended), Chem 8 (or concurrently). Laboratory study of principles and methods of quantitative analysis. (2 lecture, 6 lab hours)*
106. Analytical Measurements Laboratory (3)
Prerequisite: Chem 111. May not be taken concurrently with 111. Principles and methods of analytical measurements of inorganic and organic substances by instrumental and non-instrumental techniques. (1 lecture, 6 lab hours)
107. Introduction to Radiochemistry (3)
Prerequisite: Phys 2B, Chem 8 or 105. Introduction to applications of radioisotopes, nuclear methods of analysis and radiation safety for students in the physical or biological sciences.
108A-B. Analytical Physical Measurements Lab (3-3)
Prerequisite: Chem 1·9, 110A and 110B (or concurrently). Equivalent to Chem 106 and 111. Techniques of physical and analytical measurements and analysis of inorganic, organic and biological substances. Error analysis and statistics; introduction to instrumental analysis; kinetic, equilibrium, thermodynamic, spectroscopic and electrochemical measurements; separations; report writing, (l lecture, 6 lab hours)
109. Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory (3)
Not open to chemistry majors. Prerequisite: Chem 8 or 128B or concurrently. Laboratory study of the carbon compounds with coordinating lectures. (1 lecture, 6 lab hours)*
110A-B. Physical Chemistry (3-3)
Prerequisites: Math 77; Chem 1B, 8 or 128A; Chem 110A requires Phys 4B; Chem 110B requires Phys 4C or permission of instructor. Mathematical treatment of the laws of thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, elementary statistical and quantum mechanics, properties of solutions, kinetic theory of gases, crystal structure, molecular structure, and nuclear chemistry.
111. Physical Chemistry Laboratory (3
Prerequisite: Chem 110B (or concurrently), Chem 102 or 105. May not be taken concurrently with 106. Techniques of physical measurements, error analysis and statistics; ultraviolet, infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; dipole moments, viscosity, calorimetry, Kinetics, phase diagrams, thermodynamic measurements, and report writing. (1 lecture, 6 lab hours)
115. Quantum Mechanics in Chemistry (3)
Prerequisites: Chem 110A-B. Classical mechanics and vectors; postulates of quantum mechanics, square well, harmonic oscillators, rotor and hydrogen atom problems; approximation techniques; chemical bonding and spectroscopy.
123. Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3)
Prerequisites: Chem 1B, 102 and 110A (or concurrently). Treatment of ionic and covalent bonding, atomic structure, molecular structure, and reaction mechanisms. Introduction to visible and infrared spectroscopy of transition metal complexes, special topics.
124. Synthesis and Characterization (2)
Prerequisite: Chem 123 or concurrently. Techniques of preparation to include high temperature reactions, vacuum line and glove box preps, nonaqueous syntheses, solid state reactions. Emphasis on structural characterizations using instrumental methods. (6 lab hours)
125. Chemistry and Physics of Instrumentation (4)
Prerequisite: Chem 8 or 28 and Chem 105. Structured to train bioscientists in the theory of electricity, basic electronics, light and optical systems and to apply this theory to the design and use of instrumentation typical to the bioscience laboratory. (2 lecture, 6 lab hours)
126. Instrumental Design (3)
An in-depth study of electronics, optics, physical design, and limitations of instrumentation in analytical chemistry. (1 lecture, 6 lab hours)
128. Intermediate Organic Chemistry (3)
Prerequisite; Chem 8 or 2B. (Students who have had Chem 8 are strongly encouraged to enroll in Chem 127 concurrently with Chem 128.) Extension of the material of Chem 28 to other principle classes of organic compounds with emphasis on theory and mechanism.
129. Intermediate Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)
Prerequisite: Chem 29 or 109, 128 (or concurrent). Continuation of Chem 29 with emphasis on more difficult laboratory techniques and syntheses; introduction to research techniques by way of independent projects; introduction to qualitative organic analysis. (6 lab hours)* . *For safety reasons. "soft" contact lenses can not be worn in chemistry labs.
130. Organic Analysis (3)
Prerequisites: Chem 102, 128B, 129B. Characterization of organic compounds through study of chemical and physical properties; application of spectroscopy, chromatography and functional group analysis to elucidation of structure. (1 lecture, 6 lab hours)*
140T. Topics in Chemistry
(1-4; max total 6 if no area repeated)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Seminar covering special topics in one of the areas of chemistry: analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, physical. Some topics may have a laboratory.
150. General Biochemistry (3)
Prerequisite: Chem 8. (Chem 150 and 153 together constitute a year sequence.) Chemistry and metabolism of basic cellular constituents including carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids.
151. General Biochemistry Laboratory (2)
Prerequisites: Chem 8, 105, 109, 150 (or concurrently). Chemical and physical properties of naturally occurring compounds; introduction to techniques of chromatography, polarimetry, electrophoresis, photometry, and enzymology. (6 lab hours)*
153. Physiological Chemistry and Metabolism (2)
Prerequisite: Chem 150 or 155. Continuation of Chem 150 or 155. Intensive discussion of the degradation and biosynthesis of major cellular constituents; energy metabolism; control of metabolic processes and pathological implications in mammalian systems.
154. Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory (3)
Prerequisite: Phys 125 or Chem 125 (or concurrently), Chem 151, 153 (or concurrently). Clinical laboratory methods of analysis of tissues and body fluids and their diagnostic value; emphasis on instrumental methods. (l lecture, 6 lab hours)*
155. Fundamentals of Biochemistry (3)
Primarily for chemistry majors; recommended for premedical students and graduate students in the sciences. Prerequisites: Chem 102 or 105, 109 or 129A, 128B. (Chem 155 and 153 together constitute a year sequence.) Structure, function, and metabolism of chemical entities in living systems.
156. Biochemical Laboratory Techniques (3)
Prerequisites: Chem 150 or 155 (or concurrently). This course is designed to introduce the student to a range of techniques and methodologies appropriate to the study of phenomena at the biochemical, cellular, and organismic levels. (1 lecture, 6 lab hours)*
157. Structure and Function of Enzymes (2)
Prerequisites: Chem 150 or 155. Study of the isolation, characterization and mechanism of enzymes; enzyme-coenzyme complexes.
158. Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids (2)
Prerequisites: Chem 150 or 155. Study of the chemistry and biology of nucleic acids and their role in living systems.
159. Protein Structure (2)
Prerequisites: Chem 150 or 155. Applications of modern. physical-chemical concepts and experimental methods in studying the structure, function, and interaction of proteins.
190. Independent Study (1-3; max see reference)
Prerequisite: Chem 160 or permission of instructor. See Academic Placement -- Independent Study.
(See Course Numbering System.)
258T. Topics in Biochemistry (2-4; max total 8)
Prerequisite: Chem 150 or 155. Seminar in a selected biochemical topic: intermediary metabolism, chemistry of proteins, biological catalysis, biochemistry of nucleic acids. At least one topic will be offered each semester.
280. Seminar in Chemistry (1; max total 3)
290. Independent Study (1-3; max see reference)
See Academic Placement -- Independent Study.
298. Research (2-6; max total 6)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Independent investigations of an advanced character for the graduate student with adequate preparation. (May include conferences, laboratory, library.)
299. Thesis (4)
Prerequisite: See Criteria for Thesis and Project. Preparation, completion, and submission of an acceptable thesis for the master's degree.
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