Chemistry and Biochemistry Courses

Undergraduate Courses

Biochemistry

BCHE 140 Introduction to Biochemistry
BCHE 241 Introduction to Research
BCHE 341 Survey of Biochemistry
BCHE 395 Biochemistry
BCHE 396 Biochemistry and Biotechnology
BCHE 396H Biochemistry and Biotechnology – Honors
BCHE 440 Biochemistry Seminar
BCHE 441 Advanced Research in Biochemistry
BCHE 494 Techniques in Genetic Engineering

Chemistry and Biochemistry

CHEM 100 Basic Chemistry
CHEM 101 General Supplemental Instruction I
CHEM 102 General Supplemental Instruction II
CHEM 110G Principles and Applications of Chemistry
CHEM 111 General Chemistry I
CHEM 112 General Chemistry II
CHEM 115 Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 116 Principles of Chemistry II
CHEM 211 Organic Chemistry
CHEM 241 Introduction to Research
CHEM 242 Explorations in Chemistry
CHEM 303 Organic Supplemental Instruction I
CHEM 304 Organic Supplemental Instruction II
CHEM 310G Chemistry and Society
CHEM 313 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 314 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 351 Special Topics
CHEM 356 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 360 General Chemistry
CHEM 371 Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 372 Forensic Chemistry
CHEM 422 Environmental Chemistry
CHEM 424 Soil Chemistry
CHEM 431 Physical Chemistry
CHEM 431H Physical Chemistry – Honors
CHEM 433 Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 433H Physical Chemistry I – Honors
CHEM 434 Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 434H Physical Chemistry II – Honors
CHEM 435 Physical Chemistry Laboratory
CHEM 441 Advanced Research
CHEM 442 Glass Blowing
CHEM 443 Senior Seminar
CHEM 444 Senior Thesis
CHEM 451 Special Topics (will be CHEM 372 Forensic Chemistry)
CHEM 452 Integrated Advanced Laboratory
CHEM 452H Integrated Advanced Laboratory – Honors
CHEM 456 Inorganic Structure and Bonding
CHEM 456H Inorganic Chemistry – Honors
CHEM 461 Polymers, Their Composites and Mechanical Behavior
CHEM 466 Organic Chemistry
CHEM 466H Organic Chemistry – Honors
CHEM 471 Instrumental Analysis
CHEM 471H Instrumental Analysis – Honors
CHEM 472 Analytical Methods for Toxic Organics and Metal Ions

Selected Topics Courses

Inorganic Reaction Mechanism (inorganic)

Stereochemistry of Coordination
Compounds (inorganic)

Ligand field Theory (inorganic)

Chemical Applications of Group
Theory (inorganic, physical)

Molecular Rearrangements
Organometallic Chemistry (organic, inorganic)

Stereochemistry (organic)
Synthetic Organic Chemistry (organic)

Reaction Kinetics in Solution (physical)

Free Radical Reactions (physical)

Graduate Courses

A variety of graduate chemistry courses complement the research training of graduate students. The following is a list of the core graduate courses in the various areas together with a list of selected topics courses that are offered upon demand. Students select a course curriculum in their major and supplement it with special topics courses and selections from other areas of chemistry. Students normally take about 30 credits of course work in their program of study.

Analytical Chemistry

CHEM 521 Chemical Instrumentation
CHEM 526 Advanced Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 527 Separations
CHEM 528 Electroanalytical Techniques
CHEM 529 Spectrochemical Analysis

Biochemistry

CHEM 494 Techniques in Genetic Engineering
CHEM 542 Biochemistry I
CHEM 545 Molecular and Biochemical Genetics
CHEM 546 Biochemistry II
CHEM 643 Biochemical Regulation
CHEM 646 Physical Biochemistry
CHEM 648 Proteins and Enzymes

Inorganic Chemistry

CHEM 456 Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 506 Atomic and Molecular Structure in Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 507 Chemistry of the Elements
CHEM 606 Physical Methods in Inorganic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

CHEM 462 Polymer Chemistry
CHEM 466 Organic Chemistry
CHEM 516 Advanced Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 517 Advanced Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 665 Organic Reaction Mechanisms

Physical Chemistry

CHEM 485 Nuclear and Radiochemistry
CHEM 486 Introductory Quantum Chem
CHEM 536 Chemical Thermodynamics
CHEM 537 Quantum Chemistry
CHEM 538 Chemical Kinetics
CHEM 539 Spectroscopy
CHEM 638 Statistical Thermodynamics

Selected Topics Courses

Inorganic Reaction Mechanism (inorganic)

Stereochemistry of Coordination
Compounds (inorganic)

Ligand field Theory (inorganic)

Chemical Applications of Group
Theory (inorganic, physical)

Molecular Rearrangements
Organometallic Chemistry (organic, inorganic)

Stereochemistry (organic)
Synthetic Organic Chemistry (organic)

Reaction Kinetics in Solution (physical)

Free Radical Reactions (physical)
Experimental Physical Chemistry (physical)