2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Chemistry (CHM)

CHM 100  Man/Environment  (3 Credits)  

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CHM 100L  Chemistry: Man & Environment Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

Introduction to Laboratory Techniques in Chemistry.

CHM 110  Basic Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to the basic concepts necessary for an understanding of chemistry. These fundamental concepts are the foundation for this course and are more fully developed in later chemistry courses. Designed for students with no chemistry background.

CHM 119  General Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

Development of the principles of chemistry in, such a way that delivers the important role of , chemistry in daily living. Must be taken in, sequence. (For non-science majors).

CHM 119L  General Chemistry Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

Study of the basic laboratory methodology, in the form of experiments which relate to , technology and daily experiences. Must be taken , in sequence.

CHM 120  Gen Chemistry II  (3 Credits)  

Development of the principles of chemistry in such, a way that delivers the important role of , chemistry in daily living. Must be taken in, sequence. (For non-science majors).

CHM 120L  General Chemistry II Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

Study of the basic laboratory methodology in the , form of experiments which relate to technology, and daily experiences. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 210  General Chemistry for Engineers  (3 Credits)  

General Chemistry for Engineering Majors, emphasizing theoretical principles necessary for an understanding of the nature of matter and the physical and chemical changes which it undergoes. A good understanding of algebra is needed becauseof the problem solving nature of much of the work.

CHM 215  Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

Study of the main concepts of general, organic, and biological chemistry. Designed for health science students whose curricula require only one year of chemistry.

CHM 215L  Chemistry I Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

Introduction to laboratory techniques in chemistry. For the Health Science/Exercise Science Majors.

CHM 216  Chemistry II  (3 Credits)  

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CHM 216L  Chemistry II Lab  (1 Credits)  

Introduction to laboratory techniques in chemistry, For the Health Science/Exercise Science Majors.

CHM 221  General Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

Emphasis on theoretical principles necessaryfor an understanding of the nature of matter and the physical and chemical changes which it undergoes. High school chemistry not required but desirable. Good understanding of algebra desirable. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 221L  General Chemistry I Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

Experimental chemistry utilizing methods of separation, identification, and purification of mixtures. Emphasis on thermochemical and chemical equilibrium concepts through analysis of experimental data. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 222  General Chemistry II  (3 Credits)  

Emphasis on theoretical principles necessary for an understanding of the nature of matter and the physical and chemical changes which it undergoes. High school chemistry not required but desirable. Good understanding of algebra desirable. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 222L  General Chemistry II Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

Experimental chemistry utilizing methods of separation, identification, and purification of mixtures. Emphasis on thermochemical and chemical equilibrium concepts through analysis of experimental data. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 223A  General Chemistry I  (4 Credits)  

General Chemistry for chemistry majors, emphasizing theoretical principles necessary for understanding the nature of matter and the changes it undergoes. High school chemistry or its equivalent is desirable. Good algebra skills are required because of the quantitative nature of much of the work. Includes problem-solving practice and inclusion of special chemistry topics.

CHM 224  General Chemistry II  (4 Credits)  

General Chemistry for chemistry majors,, emphasizing theoretical principles necessary, for understanding the nature of matter and the , changes it undergoes. High school chemistry, or its equivalent is desirable. Good algebra , skills are required because of the quantitative, nature of much of the work. Includes, problem-solving practice and inclusion of special , chemistry topics.

CHM 224A  General Chemistry II  (4 Credits)  

General Chemistry for chemistry majors, emphasizing theoretical principles necessary for understanding the nature of matter and the changes it undergoes. High school chemistry or its equivalent is desirable. Good algebra skills are required because of the quantitative nature of much of the work. Includes problem-solving practice and inclusion of special chemistry topics.

CHM 231  General Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

General Chemistry for chemistry majors,, emphasizing theoretical principles necessary for, understanding the nature of matter and the changes, it undergoes. Good algebra skills are required, because of the quantitative nature of much of the, work.

CHM 231R  General Chemistry Applications I  (1 Credits)  

General Chemistry Applications is a two-semester, course sequence for chemistry majors. It aims to, develop in students the critical thinking skills, necessary for success in all their major courses. , Students work in facilitated learning teams,, solving problems related to General Chemistry, content.

CHM 232  General Chemistry II  (3 Credits)  

General Chemistry for chemistry majors,, emphasizing theoretical principles necessary for, understanding the nature of matter and the changes, it undergoes. Good algebra skills are required, because of the quantitative nature of much of the, work.

CHM 232R  General Chemistry Applications II  (1 Credits)  

General Chemistry Applications is a two-semester, course sequence for chemistry majors. It aims to, develop in students the critical thinking skills, necessary for success in all their major courses. , Students work in facilitated learning teams,, solving problems related to General Chemistry, content.

CHM 312  Organic Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

Study of organic nomenclature, structure of, organic compounds, the classes of organic , compounds, and the reactions of organic molecules., A one semester organic chemistry for Health , Science Majors.

CHM 313  Biochemistry  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to the structure of molecules in, biochemical systems and the reactions involved in , in their metabolism.. For Health Science Majors.

CHM 313L  Biochemistry Lab  (1 Credits)  

Introduction to biochemical techniques, including, spectroscopic analysis, study of enzyme activity,, and isolation and characterization of classes of , biomolecules.

CHM 321  Organic Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to the chemistry of carbon-containing compounds, with emphasis on the relationship between the structure of organic molecules and their chemical reactions. Designed for science majors, including pre-medicine. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 321L  Organic Chemistry I Laboratory  (2 Credits)  

Laboratory course designed to teach modern laboratory procedures and techniques and to illustrate the reactions and theoretical material presented in CHM 321, 322. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 322  Organic Chemistry II  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to the chemistry of carbon-containing compounds, with emphasis on the relationship between the structure of organic molecules and their chemical reactions. Designed for science majors, including pre-medicine. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 322L  Organic Chemistry II Laboratory  (2 Credits)  

Laboratory course designed to teach modern laboratory procedures and techniques and to illustrate the reactions and theoretical material presented in CHM 321, 322. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 323L  Synthesis and Analysis in Organic Chemistry Laboratory  (2 Credits)  

Study of techniques of modern organic synthesis and the analysis of reactions and reaction products with emphasis on modern laboratory techniques, including chromatography and spectroscopic analysis. For chemistry majors (others by permission of the instructor).

CHM 331  Analytical Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

Study of volumetric and gravimetric methods ofanalysis with emphasis on chemical equilibrium, including acid-base, precipitation, oxidation-reduction, and complex metric methods of analysis.

CHM 331L  Analytical Chemistry I Laboratory  (2 Credits)  

Practice of volumetric and gravimetric methods of analysis, including the use of instruments such as pH meters and electroanalyzers.

CHM 332  Analytical Chemistry II  (3 Credits)  

Study of instrumental methods of analysis, including electrochemical, spectroscopic, chromatographic, thermal, and kinetic methods.

CHM 332L  Analytical Chemistry II Laboratory  (2 Credits)  

Methods of analysis employing electrochemical techniques, spectrophotometer, chromatograph, microprocessor analyzers, and thermal analyzers.

CHM 345  Mathematical Methods & Logic for the Physical Sciences  (3 Credits)  

Application of differential equations, vector analysis, determinants and functions to problems encountered in the physical sciences. Emphasis on practical problem-solving skills.

CHM 351  Chemistry Seminar  (1 Credits)  

Presentation and discussion of current topics in all areas of chemistry. Required of junior chemistry majors.

CHM 352  Chemistry Seminar  (1 Credits)  

Presentation and discussion of current topics in all areas of chemistry. Required of junior chemistry majors.

CHM 361  Physical Chemistry I  (3 Credits)  

Quantitative study of the structure and physical properties of matter including study of the laws governing chemical interaction and the foundations upon which these laws rests. Covers energy change accompanying physical and chemical changes. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 362  Physical Chemistry II  (3 Credits)  

Quantitative study of the structure and physical properties of matter including study of the laws governing chemical interaction and the foundations upon which these laws rests. Covers energy change accompanying physical and chemical changes. Must be taken in sequence.

CHM 363L  Physical Chemistry Laboratory  (2 Credits)  

Typical physicochemical measurements which seek to refine computational skills and experimental techniques. Instrumentation associated with spectroscopy, kinetics, and macromolecular characterization regularly employed.

CHM 370  Industrial Chmstry  (3 Credits)  

Seminars supervised by visiting industrial , chemists as well as the departmental faculty,, including internship for cooperative training at , an industrial chemical company with co-op , assignment opportunities.

CHM 397  Introduction to Research  (1 Credits)  

Investigation of current problems in chemistry, supervised by one of the members of the Chemistry Department. (5 hours lab per week required for one semester credit hour.)

CHM 398  Introduction to Research  (1 Credits)  

Investigation of current problems in chemistry, supervised by one of the members of the ChemistryDepartment. (5 hours lab per week required for one semester credit hour.)

CHM 431  Biochemistry I  (3 Credits)  

In-depth study of the reactions occurring in living systems, designed for science majors(especially students intending advanced study in the health sciences). Topics include molecular architecture, molecular energetics, interactions of biomolecules, intermediary metabolism, mass transport in biological systems, and molecular genetics.

CHM 431L  Biochemistry I Laboratory  (2 Credits)  

Emphasis on the procedures and operations of modern instrumentation used for isolation, purification, and study of biomolecules including modern chromatography techniques, gel and paper electrophoreses, ultra centrifugation, spectroscopic techniques, etc.

CHM 432  Biochemistry II  (3 Credits)  

In-depth study of the reactions occurring in living systems, designed for science majors (especially students intending advanced study in the health sciences). Topics include molecular architecture, molecular energetics, interactions of biomolecules, intermediary metabolism, mass transport in biological systems, and molecular genetics.

CHM 432L  Biochemistry II Laboratory  (2 Credits)  

Emphasis on the procedures and operations of modern instrumentation used for isolation, purification, and study of biomolecules including modern chromatography techniques, gel and paper electrophoreses, ultra centrifugation, spectroscopic techniques, etc.

CHM 440  Survey of Analytical & Physical Chem  (3 Credits)  

A study of Analytical and physical chemical , principles to give the student a working, knowledge of these topics.

CHM 451  Chemistry Seminar I  (1 Credits)  

Presentation and discussion of current topics in all areas of chemistry. Required of all senior chemistry majors.

CHM 452  Chemistry Seminar II  (1 Credits)  

Presentation and discussion of current topics in all areas of chemistry. Required of all senior chemistry majors.

CHM 473  Advanced Inorganic Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

Study of chemical bonding, molecular structure coordination compounds, and descriptive inorganic chemistry.

CHM 473H  Honors Advanced Inorganic Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

Study of chemical bonding, molecular structure coordination compounds, and descriptive inorganic chemistry.

CHM 473L  Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lab  (2 Credits)  

Techniques for synthesis and characterization of transition metal coordination complexes. Utilize methods such as ion exchange chromatography, molar conductivity, electronic absorption, infrared, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. The format is that of a unified project rather than a series of separate, unrelated experiments.

CHM 475  Advanced Organic Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

In-depth study of organic reaction mechanisms with emphasis on physical measurements as a means of determining structure and mechanisms. The course is designed for students planning advanced study in chemistry, biology, or medical sciences.

CHM 477  Scientific Communication  (3 Credits)  

Comprehensive survey of scientific literature with, emphasis on personal record-keeping, writing, strategies, and appropriate writing styles for, scientific writing. This class is open to all , seniors interested in improving their writing , skills.

CHM 478  Int Inogr Spectr'y  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to the basic theories of , structural methods (spectroscopy) in, Inorganic Chemistry. Topics include , Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy;, Electron Spin and Nuclear Quadrapole Resonance, Spectroscopy; Mossbauer Spectroscopy; Mass , Spectroscopy; and Diffraction Methods.

CHM 481  Special Topics in Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

Emphasis on modular topics including modern chemical bonding, stereochemistry, spectroscopy, ionization equilibrium, macromolecule, acid-basechemistry, organic and inorganic nomenclature, kinetics, advanced analytical techniques, etc.

CHM 481A  Special Topics  (3 Credits)  

Emphasis on modular topics including modern , chemical bonding, stereochemistry, spectroscopy,, ionization equilibrium, macromolecule, acid-base, chemistry, organic and inorganic nomenclature, , kinetics, advanced analytical techniques, etc.

CHM 481B  Special Topics: Atomic/Molecular Spectroscopy  (3 Credits)  

Emphasis on modular topics including modern chemical bonding, stereochemistry, spectroscopy, ionization equilibrium, macromolecule, acid-base chemistry, organic and inorganic nomenclature, kinetics, advanced analytical techniques, etc

CHM 481C  Special Topics: Organic Optoelectronic Mat  (3 Credits)  

Emphasis on modular topics including modern chemical bonding, stereochemistry, spectroscopy, ionization equilibrium, macromolecule, acid-base chemistry, organic and inorganic nomenclature, kinetics, advanced analytical techniques, etc

CHM 482  Special Topics in Chemistry  (3 Credits)  

Emphasis on modular topics including modern chemical bonding, stereochemistry, spectroscopy, ionization equilibrium, macromolecule, acid-base chemistry, organic and inorganic nomenclature, kinetics, advanced analytical techniques, etc.

CHM 482A  Special Topics: Molecular Dynamics  (3 Credits)  

Emphasis on modular topics including modern chemical bonding, stereochemistry, spectroscopy, ionization equilibrium, macromolecule, acid-base chemistry, organic and inorganic nomenclature, kinetics, advanced analytical techniques, etc

CHM 497  Introduction to Research  (1 Credits)  

Investigation of current problems in chemistry supervised by one of the Chemistry Department instructors. (5 hours per week).

CHM 498  Introduction to Research  (1 Credits)  

Investigation of current problems in chemistry supervised by one of the Chemistry Department instructors. (5 hours per week).