353 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (1)
Laboratory experiments to support and enhance the topics covered in Chemistry 351. Fall semester. Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: Chemistry 124; Corequisite: Chemistry 351.
354 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory (1)
Laboratory experiments to support and enhance topics covered in Chemistry 352. Spring semester. Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: Chemistry 353 with minimum grade of C; Corequisite: Chemistry 352.
371 Physical Chemistry I (4)
Examines thermodynamics, kinetics, and quantum mechanics with applications to physical and chemical properties of matter. Fall semester. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisites: Chemistry 341, 351/353; Mathematics 161/162. Pre- or Corequisite: Physics 104/184 or 231/281.
372 Physical Chemistry II (4)
Continuation of 371 with primary emphasis on kinetics, quantum mechanics, and spectroscopy. Spring semester. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: Chemistry 371.
386 Chemical Literature (1)
Surveys the primary, secondary, and tertiary sources of chemical information with weekly individual assignments in the use of these sources. Fall semester. Prerequisite: 16 semester hours of chemistry.
390r Cooperative Work Experience (1 )
Cooperative chemistry work experience is part of the Cooperative Education Program. Students participate in off-campus laboratory work in industry or government. Written and oral reports required. Prerequisite: Selection by Cooperative Education Office. Maximum credit 4 hours. Credit may not be applied towards a chemistry major. Course graded on a satisfactory/no credit basis.
426 Chemistry in Industry (2)
Surveys the chemical industry including economic aspects, activities of chemists, and case studies in the solving of industrial problems. Spring semester odd years. Prerequisite: 24 semester hours of chemistry.
434 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (4)
Advanced theories of bonding and structure in inorganic chemistry with emphasis on ligand field theory, bioinorganic chemistry, and organometallic chemistry. Spring semester. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisites: Chemistry 333, 371 with grades of C or better; Mathematics 212; Physics 104/184 or 231/281.
443 Instrumental Analysis (4)
Examines the theory and use of infrared and ultraviolet spectroscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance, atomic absorption, gas chromatography, thermal analysis, electrochemical analysis, and other instrumental methods of characterizing chemical structure. Spring semester. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisites: Chemistry 341 and 352/354 with minimum grades of C; Physics 104/184 or 231/281.
453 Advanced Organic Chemistry (4)
Studies advanced concepts of organic chemistry upon which modern organic chemistry is developed. Kinetics, thermodynamics, multistep synthesis, molecular orbital concepts and orbital symmetry, and molecular structure determination by modern physical methods are emphasized. Fall semester even years. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: Chemistry 352 with minimum grade of C and Chemistry 354.
466 Biochemistry (3)
Surveys the chemical aspects of protein and enzyme function, bioenergetics, metabolism, photosynthesis, nucleic acid function, and protein biosynthesis. Fall semester. Prerequisite: Chemistry 352 with a grade of C or better.
467 Proteins and Nucleic Acids (4)
Designed for students interested in advanced studies in biochemistry, molecular biology, and related medical sciences. Lectures will extensively cover material such as biochemical reactions, amino acid and peptide metabolism, protein function, nucleic acid base metabolism, nucleic acid function, and enzyme kinetics. The laboratory will be an introduction to modern biochemical techniques. Spring semester. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisites: Biology 325, Chemistry 371 and 466 with grades of C or better in each course.
475 Polymer Chemistry (2)
Focuses on the chemistry of synthetic polymers including mechanisms of polymerization and the relation of properties to structure. Spring semester even years. Prerequisites: Chemistry 352 and 371 or equivalent knowledge.
486r Seminar (1)
This participation seminar is based on student papers, invited speakers, and other activities. Every semester. Prerequisites: Chemistry 286 and 24 additional semester hours of chemistry. Maximum credit 2 hours.
495r Departmental Honors (2 hours per term, 4 hours for the two terms)
The Chemistry Department strongly recommends that all senior departmental honors projects be preceded by a ten-week summer research project or by two semesters of departmental research in Chemistry 497. Between 5 and 10 clock hours of research per week are expected for 495r credit. Every semester. Prerequisite: approval of Chemistry Department. See Departmental Honors. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
496r Industrial Research (2)
Focuses on group participation in a research project sponsored jointly by the Chemistry Department and a local industry. Written report required. On demand. Laboratory 4 hours. Prerequisite: 20 semester hours of chemistry.
497r Research (2)
Laboratory research under staff supervision. Oral summary or written report of results required each semester of credit. Students should confer with instructor prior to registration. Every semester. Laboratory 6 hours. Prerequisite: approval of department head. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
498r Individual Studies (1-4)
Involves individual or group projects. Credit may be earned through University, governmental, or industrial laboratory experience approved by the department. Written report and seminar presentation required. Every semester. Maximum credit 4 hours. Prerequisite: approval of department head. Student must submit an Individual Studies/Research Contract to the Records Office at the time of registration.
499r Group Studies (1-4)
Examines a special topic of a selected area of chemistry as specified in the schedule of classes. Students should confer with the instructor prior to registration. On demand.
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