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Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.
CHM-Chemistry

CHM 1020 Concepts in Chemistry . . . . . 3(S)
Introduces the non-scientist to current and critical issues in chemistry. Readings from popular science publications. Discussion on topics such as polymers, radioactivity, toxic chemicals, energy, etc. Registration for the corresponding lab is encouraged but not required. (General Studies Course: NS/LEC)

CHM 1020L Concepts in Chemistry Lab . . . . . 1(S)
Pre/Corequisite: CHM 1020.
Introduction to laboratory safety, experimental techniques. Laboratory experiments on polymers, radioactivity, toxic chemicals, energy, etc. Material and supply fee will be assessed. (General Studies Course: NS/LAB) A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 1025 Basic Chemistry . . . . . 3(S)
Basic chemistry and problem solving for students whose background in mathematics and basic science is deficient. Designed to prepare students for CHM 2045.

CHM 1032 Fundamentals of General Chemistry . . . . . 3(F,S)
A one semester course presenting an introduction to the principles of general chemistry. Designed for students majoring in sciences other than biology and chemistry. Cannot be used to satisfy major requirements in chemistry or biology. (General Studies Course: NS/LEC)

CHM 1032L Fundamentals of General Chemistry Laboratory . . . . . 1(F,S)
Pre/Corequisite: CHM 1032.
Laboratory experiences illustrating the fundamental principles of CHM 1032. Students taking CHM 1032 concurrently are required to withdraw from CHM 1032L if they withdraw from CHM 1032. (General Studies Course: NS/LAB) A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

CHM 2045 General Chemistry I . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: MAC 1105.
Chemical and physical properties, relationship between observables and concepts and the development of a theoretical framework. Topics will include atomic and molecular structure, theories of bonding, properties of the elements and periodicity. (General Studies Course: NS/LEC) A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Laboratory . . . . . 1(F,S,SS)
Pre/Corequisite: CHM 2045.
Introduction to laboratory safety, experimental techniques, graphing of data, chemical reactivity and separations, calorimetry and volumetric analysis. Material and supply fee will be assessed. Students taking CHM 2045 concurrently are required to withdraw from CHM 2045L if they withdraw from CHM 2045. (General Studies Course: NS/LAB) A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 2046 General Chemistry II . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: CHM 2045, CHM 2045L.
Continuation of CHM 2045 with emphasis on chemical calculations and problem solving. Topics include thermodynamics, equilibria, kinetics and an introduction to transition metal complexes. (General Studies Course: NS/LEC) A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 2046L General Chemistry II Laboratory . . . . . 1(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: CHM 2045L. Pre/Corequisite: CHM 2046.
Experiments based on colligative properties, qualitative analysis, solution equilibria, kinetics, electrochemistry, radioactivity and synthesis. Material and supply fee will be assessed. Students taking CHM 2046 concurrently are required to withdraw from CHM 2046L if they withdraw from CHM 2046. (General Studies Course: NS/LAB) A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 2200 Fundamentals of Organic and Biochemistry . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: CHM 1032.
Terminal course in organic chemistry with biochemical applications. Nomenclature, reactions of functional groups, introduction to biochemistry. Cannot be used to satisfy major requirement in chemistry or biology. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 2200L Fundamentals of Organic and Biochemistry Laboratory 1(S)
Pre/Corequisite: CHM 2200.
Isolation, purification, and synthesis, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides and isoprenoids. Material and supply fee will be assessed. Students taking CHM 2200 concurrently are required to withdraw from CHM 2200L if they withdraw from CHM 2200. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: CHM 2046 and CHM 2046L.
Nomenclature, structure, fundamental reactions, mechanistic interpretation of reactions, and spectroscopy. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry I Laboratory . . . . . 1(F,S,SS)
Pre/Corequisite: CHM 2210.
Introduction to laboratory techniques in Organic Chemistry. Isolation, purification, and synthesis. Material and supply fee will be assessed. Students taking CHM 2210 concurrently are required to withdraw from CHM 2210L if they withdraw from CHM 2210. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: CHM 2210, CHM 2210L.
Nucleophilic and electrophilic substitution reactions, additions, eliminations, redox and rearrangement reactions, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, isoprenoids. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry II Lab . . . . . 1(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: CHM 2210L. Pre/Corequisite: CHM 2211.
Multistep synthesis, separation of mixtures, identification of unknown organic compounds by classical and spectroscopic techniques. Material and supply fee will be assessed. Students taking CHM 2211 concurrently are required to withdraw from CHM 2211L if they withdraw from CHM 2211. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 2948 Service Learning Field Study I . . . . . 1-3(F,S,SS)
Placement in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty "customize" courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting. Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement of the student's faculty sponsor, a minimum of 6-8 hours per week must be done at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.

CHM 3120 Analytical Chemistry . . . . . 4(S)
Prerequisite: CHM 2045 and CHM 2046.
Corequisite: CHM 3120L.
Fundamentals of quantitative chemical analysis; introduction to modern techniques. Material and supply fee will be assessed for corresponding lab. 8 sh of general chemistry required. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 3230 Organic Chemistry III: Structure . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: CHM 2210 and CHM 2211.
First of two courses designed to review and enhance the knowledge of organic chemistry. Focuses on problems of structure and structure determination. 8 sh of organic chemistry required. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 3410 Physical Chemistry I . . . . . 4(F,S)
Prerequisite: CHM 2211, CHM 2211L, MAC 2312, PHY 2049, PHY 2049L.
Properties of gases, kinetic theory, chemical thermodynamics, heterogeneous equilibria, electrochemistry. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 3411 Physical Chemistry II . . . . . 4(S)
Prerequisite: CHM 3410.
Atomic, molecular structure, spectroscopy, introduction to quantum theory and statistical mechanics. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 3610 Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: CHM 2210, CHM 3410.
Corequisite: CHM 3411.
Atomic properties and periodicity, symmetry and group theory, bonding theories, molecular structure, acid-base, coordination compounds. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 3740L Experimental Chemistry I: Structure . . . . . 2(F,S)
Corequisite: CHM 3230.
Experimental work in both classical and spectroscopic techniques for structure determination. Exposure to problems from organic and inorganic chemistry. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

CHM 3741L Experimental Chemistry II: Physical Measurements . . . . . 2(S)
Corequisite: CHM 3411.
Experiments with emphases on equilibria, kinetics and spectroscopy. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

CHM 3775 Molecular Modeling . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: CHM 2210 and CHM 2210L.
Infrastructure of the virtual matter laboratory. Computer-based graphical design, construction, manipulation, measurement and visualization of molecular models, chemical properties and structural libraries. Correlation of computer generated models with experimental results.

CHM 3949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 1-2(F,S,SS)
Alternating full-time consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming educational and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Permission of director of Cooperative Education is required.

CHM 4130 Instrumental Analysis . . . . . 4(S)
Prerequisite: CHM 3411.
Corequisite: CHM 4130L.
Physico chemical methods of chemical analysis. Required lab. Material and supply fee will be assessed for corresponding lab. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 4220 Organic IV: Reactions . . . . . 2(S)
Prerequisite: CHM 3230 and CHM 4441.
Types of organic reactions and their mechanisms based on a knowledge of organic structure. Methods for determination of reaction mechanisms. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 4441 Chemical Kinetics . . . . . 1(F,S)
Prerequisite: CHM 3411.
Empirical and theoretical treatment of chemical reaction rates. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 4455 Introduction to Polymer Science . . . . . 2(F,SS)
Prerequisite: CHM 2210, CHM 2210L, CHM 2211, CHM 2211L, CHM 3410.
Corequisite: CHM 4455L.
Intended to introduce students to some of the major concepts Polymer Science: An Introduction to Macromolecules - Terms are Definitions; Structure and Bonding in Polymers; Step Growth Polymerization; Chain Growth Polymerization; Ionic Polymerization and Living Polymers; Copolymers; Chain Configurations, the Theta State and the Chi Parameter; The Glass Transition Temperature; Biological Polymers; and Plastics Recycling.

CHM 4455L Introduction to Polymer Science Laboratory . . . . . 1(F,SS)
Prerequisite: CHM 2210, CHM 2210L, CHM 2211, CHM 2211L, CHM 3410.
Corequisite: CHM 4455.
Laboratory to accompany CHM 4455. Will provide fundamental laboratory skills in polymer synthesis and analysis. Material and supply fee will be assessed.

CHM 4512 Computational Chemistry . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: CHM 3411, CHM 3775.
Tool kit of the virtual matter laboratory. Survey of the four families of simulation engines: quantum mechanics, molecular mechanics, statistical and analytical simulations. Design, research and presentation methodologies for chemical problems involving molecules, crystals, surfaces, interfaces and polymers. Development of application frameworks.

CHM 4611 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry . . . . . 2(F,S)
Prerequisite: CHM 3610 and CHM 4441.
The structure, reactivity, kinetics and reaction mechanisms of inorganic and organometallic compounds. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 4714C Materials, Chemistry, and Engineering . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Prerequisite: CHM 3411.
An advanced survey and introduction to the role chemistry has in the science and engineering of advanced materials. Fundamentals of structure, properties, and processing are used to set the framework for materials which have electronic, magnetic, or optical properties.

CHM 4742L Experimental Chemistry III: Synthesis . . . . . 2(F,S)
Prerequisite: CHM 3230, CHM 3610.
Synthesis and characterization of inorganic, organometallic and organic compounds. Material and supply fee will be assessed. A grade of "C-" or higher is required in prerequisite courses.

CHM 4949 Cooperative Education . . . . . 0(F,S,SS)
Alternating full-time or consecutive parallel terms of practical experience in the intended field. Reinforcing academic preparation; confirming educational and career goals; personal and professional development; early start in career; earnings toward self-support; improved employability. (See program description under Cooperative Education). Graded on satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only. Must be a master level student and permission of director of Cooperative Education is required.