Chemistry (CHEM)

Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 105  Elements of General Chemistry  4 Credit Hour(s)  

A study of the basic areas of general chemistry at an introductory level for the non-science major, including atomic and molecular structure; bonding, stoichiometry; and acids, bases and salts.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 107  Essentials of General and Organic Chemistry  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MATH 110 (may be taken concurrently) or MATH 201 (may be taken concurrently) or BUSI 230 or ACT Math with a score of 20 or (pre2016 post1995)SAT Math with a score of 550 or SAT Section Math with a score of 570 or MATH 108 (may be taken concurrently) or Assessment - Mathematics II with a score of 15 or MATH 121 (may be taken concurrently) or MATH 131 (may be taken concurrently) or MATH 132 (may be taken concurrently) or MATH 126 (may be taken concurrently) or Placement Score-Math with a score of 070

A study of the basics of general and organic chemistry at an introductory level, including atomic structure, bonding, acids and bases, organic functional groups and selected organic reactions.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 107L  Essentials of General and Organic Chemistry Lab  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 107 (may be taken concurrently)

Offered: Resident

CHEM 108  Chemistry for Nursing Professionals  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Online Prerequisite: MATH 110 (may be taken concurrently) or MATH 201 (may be taken concurrently) or BUSI 230 or (pre2016 post1995)SAT Math with a score of 550 or SAT Section Math with a score of 570 or ACT Math with a score of 20

A study of the basics of general and organic chemistry at an introductory level, including atomic structure, bonding, acids and bases, organic functional groups and selected organic reactions, with an emphasis on nursing applications. This course includes an independent hands-on microscale laboratory experience. Restricted to online students with an RN license pursuing a BSN.

Offered: Online

CHEM 121  General Chemistry I  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MATH 121 or MATH 126 or MATH 131 or MATH 132 or ACT Composite with a score of 20 or SAT Section Math with a score of 530 or (pre2016 post1995)SAT Math with a score of 500 or Placement Score-Math with a score of 75

A study of the foundations of chemistry including: stoichiometry; atomic structure; chemical periodicity; covalent and ionic bonding; inorganic nomenclature; chemical reactions including aqueous precipitation, acid-base, and redox; basic thermodynamics in physical and chemical matter changes; electronic structure; molecular structure and polarity; gas laws.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 121L  General Chemistry I Lab  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 121 (may be taken concurrently)

Offered: Resident

CHEM 122  General Chemistry II  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 121 and CHEM 122L (may be taken concurrently)

A study of chemical topics including: behavior and properties of liquids, colligative properties of solutions; and properties of solids; kinetics; equilibrium; acids, bases, and other aqueous equilibria; entropy and free energy in chemical reactions; electrochemistry; nuclear chemistry; introductory organic and biochemistry.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 122L  General Chemistry II Lab  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 121

Offered: Resident

CHEM 131  Advanced General Chemistry I  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MATH 121 or MATH 125 or MATH 130 or MATH 131 or MATH 132 or MATH 201 or MATH 217 or MATH 1XX or MATH 2XX or MATH 3XX or MATH 4XX or ACT Math with a score of 25 or MATH SECTION SCORE with a score of 580 or Placement Score-Math with a score of 75

An in-depth study of the fundamental principles of chemistry including: stoichiometry; atomic theory, atomic structure, chemical periodicity; nature of covalent and ionic bonding; inorganic nomenclature; chemical reactions including aqueous precipitation, acid-base, and redox; basic thermodynamics in physical and chemical matter changes; electronic structure; molecular structure and polarity; gas laws. Examples are drawn from chemical, biological and materials systems.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 132  Advanced General Chemistry II  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 121 or CHEM 131

An advanced undergraduate study of chemical topics including: behavior and properties of liquids, colligative properties of solutions; and properties of solids; kinetics; equilibrium; acids, bases and other aqueous equilibria; entropy and free energy in chemical reactions; electrochemistry; nuclear chemistry; introductory organic and biochemistry.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 135  Advanced General Chemistry Lab  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: (CHEM 131

Laboratory experiments are drawn from chemical and material systems which reflect the topics of the lecture course which is an in-depth experimental study of the fundamental principles of chemistry including: stoichiometry; atomic theory; atomic structure; chemical periodicity; nature of covalent and ionic bonding; inorganic nomenclature; chemical reactions including aqueous precipitation, acid-base, and redox; basic thermodynamics in physical and chemical matter changes; electronic structure; molecular structure and polarity; gas laws.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 136  Advanced General Chemistry II Lab  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 121 or CHEM 135

Advanced first year undergraduate laboratory experiments are drawn from chemical and material systems which reflect the topics of the lecture course which is an in-depth experimental study of the fundamental principles of chemistry including: behavior and properties of liquids, colligative properties of solutions; and properties of solids; kinetics; equilibrium; acids, bases, and other aqueous equilibria; entropy and free energy in chemical reactions; electrochemistry; nuclear chemistry; introductory organic and biochemistry.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 301  Organic Chemistry I  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 122 or (CHEM 132 and CHEM 136)

A study of alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes, including nomenclature; optical activity; stereochemistry; substitution and elimination reactions; and ring systems.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 301L  Organic Chemistry I Lab  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 121 and CHEM 122

Offered: Resident

CHEM 302  Organic Chemistry II  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 301

A study of the nomenclature and reactions of alcohols, ethers, epoxides, ketones, aldehydes, esters and acids, aromatic systems; and numerous name reactions in synthesis.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 302L  Organic Chemistry II Lab  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 301

Offered: Resident

CHEM 321  Analytical Chemistry  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 122

An introduction to analytical chemistry. Evaluation of data, gravimetric and titrimetric analysis, and an introduction to instrumental methods. These include spectrophotometry, chromatography, and potentiometric methods. (Formerly CHEM 221)

Note: Offered spring semester

Offered: Resident

CHEM 322  Instrumental Analysis  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 321 and (RSCH 201 or Inquiry Research with a score of 80 or Research with a score of 80 or Research (prior to 2017-2018) with a score of 80)

Theory and practice of instrument-based chemical analyses. The course emphasizes the principles of analytical instruments and their applications in chemical sciences.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 400  Chemistry Seminar  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 302

The preparation and presentation of a paper, discussion of presentations and/or the discussion of articles in the scientific literature. This course can be repeated, and up to four hours can be applied toward the major. Restricted to Chemistry majors and minors.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 461  Physical Chemistry I  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 122 and (MATH 126 or MATH 131)

This course is an in-depth study of the properties of real and ideal gases, thermodynamics, kinetics, changes of state, solutions, phase equilibria, chemical equilibria, and electrochemistry.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 462  Physical Chemistry II  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 461

This course is a study of the foundational principles of quantum mechanics in atoms and molecules, molecular structure, spectroscopy, and statistical mechanics.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 465  Physical Chemistry I Lab  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 461 (may be taken concurrently)

This course is an in-depth study of laboratory techniques and the written expression in lab reports that follow the style of papers in chemistry periodicals for the properties of real and ideal gases, thermodynamics, kinetics, changes of state, solutions, phase equilibria, chemical equilibria, and electrochemistry.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 466  Physical Chemistry II Lab  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 462 (may be taken concurrently)

This course is a study of the lab skills associated with the foundational principles of quantum mechanics in atoms and molecules, molecular structure, spectroscopy, and statistical mechanics.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 471  Inorganic Chemistry  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: CHEM 302

A study of inorganic chemistry, including symmetry, structure, and bonding, as well as a survey of the descriptive chemistry of the elements.

Offered: Resident

CHEM 495  Supervised Research in Chemistry  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  

Offered: Resident

CHEM 497  Special Topics in Chemistry  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  

CHEM 497- Special Topics in Chemistry (3 to 4 hours)

Offered: Resident

CHEM 499  Internship  1-6 Credit Hour(s)  

A directed practical work experience under the supervision of the Chemistry Faculty Intern Advisor, in the student's area of career interest. Applications are processed through the Chemistry Faculty Intern Advisor. Applicants must apply the semester prior to starting the internship.

Registration Restrictions: 3.00 GPA and Junior or Senior Standing and 20 hours completed in Chemistry (including 12 hours upper level Chemistry) and a declared major in the Biology and Chemistry department; not more than one CSER behind

Offered: Resident

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