CHEMSTRY 5900 1-4 credits Directed Studies
Supervised individual study of a topic selected by the student and approved by the staff. A student may register for one to four credits in a given semester and may accumulate a total of four credits.
CHEMSTRY 6000 1-4 credits Research
Training in research methods, use of scientific literature and evaluation of data; results presented in a written report. A student may register for one to three credits in a given semester and may accumulate a total of four credits.
CHEMSTRY 6110 1 credit Physical Chemistry Lab I
Experimental studies applying theoretical principles to practical problems and processes involving chemical and physical phenomena. Fundamentals of chemical measurement using chemical and physical sensors. P: CHEMSTRY 2150; concurrent or previous enrollment in CHEMSTRY 6130.
CHEMSTRY 6130 3 credits Physical Chemistry
Atomic structure, statistical and quantum mechanics, molecular structure, spectroscopy, intermolecular interactions, macromolecules, structure of liquids and solids. P: MATH 2640 and PHYSICS 1210 and 1240 or 2640 and 2610.
CHEMSTRY 6210 1 credit Physical Chemistry Lab II
Advanced experimental studies applying theoretical principles to chemical and physical phenomena. P: CHEMSTRY 6230 or concurrent enrollment. Grade of "C" or better in CHEMSTRY 6110.
CHEMSTRY 6230 3 credits Physical Chemistry
Statistical and quantum mechanics, transport processes, thermodynamics, spectroscopy, solutions, phase transitions, and kinetics . P: A grade of "C" or better in CHEMSTRY 6130, PHYSICS 2640 and 2610, and MATH 2840.
CHEMSTRY 6240 4 credits Instrumental Analysis
Theory and laboratory experience in instrumental methods of analysis: common electrochemical and spectrochemical methods, chromatographic methods, electronics and other selected topics. To be offered only in the spring of odd numbered years. P: CHEMSTRY 6130.
CHEMSTRY 6610 1 credit General Biochemistry Lab
Chemistry of biological compounds and biochemical techniques. P: CHEMSTRY 6630 or concurrent enrollment.
CHEMSTRY 6630 3 credits General BioChemistry
Introduction to the chemistry of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids in biological systems including the basics of metabolism and enzyme kinetics. P: CHEMSTRY 3540.
CHEMSTRY 6730 2 credits Advanced Topics in Inorganic Chemistry
A survey of the theories of atomic and molecular structure and chemical bonding; advanced descriptive studies of the common elements. P: CHEMSTRY 4130/6130 and CHEMSTRY 2150.
CHEMSTRY 6810 2 credits Advanced Topics in Organic Chemistry
Selected topics from among recent advances in mechanisms, structure-reactivity correlations, stereochemistry and conformational analysis, resonance and molecular orbital theory, spectra, natural products, heterocyclic systems and synthesis. P: CHEMSTRY 4230/6230 or consent of department chair.
CHEMSTRY 6820 2 credits Advanced Topics in Physical Chemistry
Topics selected from thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, nuclear chemistry, atomic and molecular structure, statistical mechanics and radiation chemistry. P: A grade of "C" or better in CHEMSTRY 6230.
CHEMSTRY 6830 3 credits BioChemistry Topics
An in-depth study of metabolism and regulation and enzyme mechanisms as well as cell communication, transport mechanisms, and immunology, gene expression, and regulation. P: A grade of "C" or better in CHEMSTRY 4630/6630.
CHEMSTRY 7020 2 credits Special Topics in Chemistry
A survey of basic concepts in chemistry, emphasizing scientific literacy, chemical communication, and selected laws and theories. Emphasis on kinetic-molecular theory, gas laws, acids and bases, and organic chemistry.